Introducing the Slate Poetry Podcast.

A weekly poem, read by the author.
Dec. 30 2008 12:05 PM

The Slate Poetry Podcast

Your favorite poets read their work to you.

Now you can listen to Slate poetry wherever you go. Below, browse Slate's weekly lineup of new and renewed work by leading poets, selected by Robert Pinsky and read to you by the author. Or subscribe to Slate's new Poetry Podcast feed on iTunes and carry the poems with you.
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Dec. 30, 2008: "The Darkling Thrush," by Thomas Hardy; reintroduced by Robert Pinsky. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Dec. 23, 2008: "A Christmas Carol, Sung to the King in the Presence at White-Hall," by Robert Herrick; reintroduced by Robert Pinsky. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Dec. 16, 2008: "Sewage Has Its Say," by Steven Cramer. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Steven Cramer read the poem, or download the recording here.

Dec. 9, 2008: "Wedding," by Rachel Hadas. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Rachel Hadas read the poem, or download the recording here.

Dec. 2, 2008: "Haydn Leaves London," by Rita Dove. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Rita Dove read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 25, 2008: "The White Skunk," by David Ferry. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear David Ferry read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 18, 2008: "Omaha Beach," by Piotr Florczyk. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Piotr Florczyk read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 11, 2008: "There Was a Man of Double Deed," by anonymous; reintroduced by Robert Pinsky. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 4, 2008: "Upon Hearing a 2-Year-Old's First Attempts at an Elvis Impression, I Recall the Difficulties of Her Birth," by John Hodgen. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear John Hodgen read the poem, or download the recording here.

Oct. 28, 2008: "Ach, Wien," by Rita Dove. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Rita Dove read the poem, or download the recording here.

Oct. 21, 2008: "Reading Faulkner at 17, You Foresee Your Reckoning," by Catherine Pierce. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Catherine Pierce read the poem, or download the recording here.

Oct. 14, 2008: "Spring Comes to Ohio," by Joseph Campana. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Joseph Campana read the poem, or download the recording here.

Oct. 7, 2008: "On Love, on Grief," by Walter Savage Landor; reintroduced by Robert Pinsky. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

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