National Poetry Month – Poetry Reading #4

T.S. Eliot’s “Journey of the Magi” read by Sir Alec Guiness I hadn’t heard this poem before, but thought it appropriate for Easter. (I know – Magi are Christmas-related. It’s as close as I could get.) There is another version read by the poet during WW II, but the quality … Continue ReadingNational Poetry Month – Poetry Reading #4

National Poetry Month- Poetry Reading #3

Theodore Roethke: “The Waking” Theodore Roethke was born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan, as was I. He graduated from Arthur Hill High School, as did I. The poem is read twice here, first by Mr. Roethke and again by Gavin Parker. If you’d like to learn more about Mr. Roethke, … Continue ReadingNational Poetry Month- Poetry Reading #3

National Poetry Month – Poetry Reading #1

Pour your coffee, and enjoy this Kitchen Table poem by Poet Laureate Joy Harjo. I could listen to this poet read her work all day long. Sometimes a poem, sometimes a chant, sometimes a song – all day long. This won’t be the only Harjo reading I share! You can … Continue ReadingNational Poetry Month – Poetry Reading #1