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Poetry Radio

On-air Time: New poem Thursdays during Sound Ideas (11 am to noon) and 10:00 pm/ Best-of editions Sunday and Tuesday at 10:00 pm.

Host: Kirstin Hotelling Zona and Bill Morgan

Producer: Bruce Bergethon

Each week Poetry Radio offers the best in classic and contemporary poetry, underscored with evocative music. Poetry Radio is a co-production of ISU's Department of English and GLT. 

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The Meat Should Inherit the Wind: written and read by Andy Gricevich; music by The Bad Plus (The Dance of the Earth from The Rite of Spring)

Fishing (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/22/2014 02:09 PM
Run Time: 2:07
written and read by Kirstin Hotelling Zona; music by Joseph Mancilla (Una Limosna por el Amor de Dios from Oasis Classical and Instrumental)

After Yeats (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/20/2014 02:06 PM
Run Time: 2:03
written and read by Gabriel Gudding; music by Jerry Grosz/Phil Hawkins Quintet (Remembrance from Oasis Jazz 5)

Heart of the Prairie (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/17/2014 12:28 PM
Run Time: 3:25
written and read by Kathleen Kirk; music by Stephen Wade (White Cockade from Dancing Home)

Overnight in Dublin (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/15/2014 12:26 PM
Run Time: 2:45
written and read by John Knoepfle; music by Darrell Scott (Alton Air from Theatre of the Unheard)

Returning to Dublin (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/13/2014 12:11 PM
Run Time: 2:46
written and read by Eamon Wall; music by Paddy Keenan & Tommy O'Sullivan (Jutland from The Long Grazing Acre)

Se Traiciona a la Desesperacion Si se Pide/We Betray Desperation When Asking for Help (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/10/2014 01:04 PM
Run Time: 2:08
written and read in Spanish by Ana Rosetti, translated and read in English by Carmela Ferradans; music by Peter Calandra (Minnewaska from Ashokan Memories)

A Brief History of Trees (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/08/2014 01:02 PM
Run Time: 2:28
written by David Chorlton, read by James McGowan; music by Donald Harrison, Jr. (NY 2000 from Oasis Jazz 5)

Some Restrictions Apply (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/06/2014 01:00 PM
Run Time: 2:30
written and read by Blair Ewing; music by The Five Guitars (Shiny Stockings from Oasis Jazz 5)

Of Centers and Edges (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/03/2014 02:48 PM
Run Time: 2:30
written and read by Bill Morgan; music by Chris Vallillo (Steel Guitar Rag from The Last Day of Winter)

Allegory I (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/01/2014 02:43 PM
Run Time: 2:14
written and read by Spring Ulmer; music by Dan Pokorni (Stay on the Inside from Guitarscapes)

Learning to Fly (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/29/2014 02:33 PM
Run Time: 3:23
written and read by Kirstin Hotelling Zona; music by Ben Allison (Language of Love from Little Things Run the World)

Before the Naming (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/26/2014 10:13 PM
Run Time: 1:48
written and read by Naomi Buck Palagi; music by Anoushka Shankar (Maya from Traces of You)

What Is It About People? (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/24/2014 10:11 PM
Run Time: 2:52
written and read by Greg Grummer; music by Chris Thile and Jeff Coffin (Club G.R.O.S.S. from Not All Who Wander Are Lost)

Salvation and Destiny (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/22/2014 10:09 PM
Run Time: 2:35
written and read by Bill Morgan; music by Adrian Legg (St. Mary's from Guitar Bones)

One More Favor (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/19/2014 11:59 AM
Run Time: 2:26
written and read by Shannon Compton; music by Deep Blue Organ Trio (A Deeper Blue from Folk Music)

The Liar's Hour (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/17/2014 11:56 AM
Run Time: 2:26
written and read by Rudy Gonzales; music by The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (Opening Title from Oasis Acoustic 29)

To My Father From a Stopped Ski Lift (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/15/2014 11:54 AM
Run Time: 2:41
written and read by Patrcia McMillen; music by Lui Collins (Susquehanna from Closer)

Three Things Remembered from a Life of Georgia O'Keefe (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/12/2014 03:23 PM
Run Time: 3:28
written and read by James Silas Rogers; music by Ivan Rosenberg (Sloth Up a Gum Tree from Oldies and Old Time)

In the Afternoon (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/10/2014 03:20 PM
Run Time: 3:12
written and read by Achy Obejas; music by Hubert Laws (All Soul from Atlantic Jazz Flutes)

Mystic (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/08/2014 03:17 PM
Run Time: 2:46
written by D.H. Lawrence, read by Alison Sainsbury; music by Childsplay (Cue's Mug from The Great Waltz)

The Right Choice (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/05/2014 12:56 PM
Run Time: 3:15
written and read by Peg Kirk; music by Burgstaller Martignon 4 (Bloom Mozart from Mozart's Blue Dream)

Digging (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/03/2014 12:51 PM
Run Time: 3:21
written by Seamus Heaney, read by Nick Ruddall; music by Chris Bucheit (KittyWompass from Hand to Mouth)

Wild Geese (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/01/2014 12:42 PM
Run Time: 2:47
written by Mary Oliver, read by John O'Leary; music by Bare Necessities; Hole in the Wall from Oasis Acoustic 29)

Situations and the Nature of the Situation (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/29/2014 02:12 PM
Run Time: 2:18
written and read by Peter Davis; music by The Bad Plus, from Igor Stravinsky (The Augurs of Spring from The Rite of Spring)

I Got a Voice Like an Angel (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/27/2014 02:08 PM
Run Time: 2:52
written and read by Paulette Beete; music by Bud Powell (Un Poco Loco from The Best of Bud Powell)

Postcard From a Bar Near a Small Lutheran College (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/25/2014 02:06 PM
Run Time: 2:44
written and read by Matthew Guenette; music by Acoustic Syndicate (Fly Swatter from Tributaries)

interview with Carmela Ferradans about Incessant Beauty (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/22/2014 01:59 PM
Run Time: 13:15
the process of translating the work of Ana Rossetti, described by the editor and translator of a new bilingual volume published by 2Leaf Press; includes Con La Certitud/With the Precision, written and read in Spanish by Ana Rossetti, translated and read in English by Carmela Ferradans; music by Nir Felder (Lover from Golden Age)

Con La Certitud Con Que Un Arana/With The Precision That a Spider (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/22/2014 11:34 PM
Run Time: 4:30
written and read in Spanish by Ana Rossetti, translated and read in English by Carmela Ferradans; music by Nir Felder (Lover from Golden Age)

Remodeling (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/20/2014 11:21 PM
Run Time: 2:32
written and read by Bill Morgan; music by Dave Howard (Souvenirs from Oasis Jazz 5)

Sleeping Apart (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/18/2014 10:25 PM
Run Time: 2:08
written and read by Achy Obejas; music by Le Vent Du Nord (Petit Reve III from Dans Les Airs)

I Am Grabbing the Heart (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/15/2014 12:22 AM
Run Time: 2:07
written and read by Andy Gricevich; music by Edgar Meyer/Yo-Yo Ma/Mark O'Connor (Pickles from Appalachia Waltz)

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Hosts Bill Morgan and Kirstin Hotelling Zona, along with producer Bruce Bergethon, make poetry magic every week with GLT's Poetry Radio.


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