The Slowdown

An Arts and Performing Arts podcast
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Every weekday, Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Wonderful way to enjoy (or be introduced to) great poetry
If you've got five minutes, you've got time to hear a great poem, read well. That's what you get every weekday from host Tracy K. Smith, US Poet Laureate. More than that, you also get a short and sonorous personal essay, reflections on the theme addressed by each episode's poem. There's a great breadth of poetry included here, both contemporary and classic, from poets of every style and stripe. Well worth a listen.

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Podcast Details

Created by
American Public Media
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Oct 1st, 2018
Latest Episode
Oct 28th, 2020
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
516
Avg. Episode Length
5 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic

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