Slate's weekly Poetry Podcast.

A weekly poem, read by the author.
May 5 2009 6:38 AM

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 Poetry Podcast feed on iTunes and carry the poems with you.
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May 5, 2009: "Men's League Softball, Gillette, Wyoming," by Lucas Howell. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Lucas Howell read the poem, or download the recording here.

April 28, 2009: "Eurydice: 1887," by Avery Slater. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Avery Slater read the poem, or download the recording here.

April 21, 2009: "The Owl," by Edward Thomas. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

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April 21, 2009: "Carrion Comfort," by Gerard Manley Hopkins. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

April 14, 2009: "After the Service, the Widow Considers the Etymology of the Word Salary," by J. Allyn Rosser. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear J. Allyn Rosser read the poem, or download the recording here.

April 7, 2009: "Bombs Rock Cairo," by Christian Wiman. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Christian Wiman read the poem, or download the recording here.

March 31, 2009: "Poem for Hannah," by Matthew Zapruder. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Matthew Zapruder read the poem, or download the recording here.

March 24, 2009: "The Age," by Gail Mazur. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Gail Mazur read the poem, or download the recording here.

March 17, 2009: "All My Senses, Like Beacon's Flame," by Fulke Greville; reintroduced by Robert Pinsky. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

March 10, 2009: "Bad Infinity," by T.R. Hummer. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear T.R. Hummer read the poem, or download the recording here.

March 3, 2009: "Addicts," by Carol Muske-Dukes. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Carol Muske-Dukes read the poem, or download the recording here.

Feb. 24, 2009: "Slightly Tearful," by Mark Halliday. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Mark Halliday read the poem, or download the recording here.

Feb. 17, 2009: "The Sound That Wakes Me at Night, Thinking of It," by Charles Harper Webb. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Charles Harper Webb read the poem, or download the recording here.

Feb. 10, 2009: "It Takes Particular Clicks," by Christian Wiman. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Christian Wiman read the poem, or download the recording here.

Feb. 3, 2009: "Paradise," by Emma Jones. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Emma Jones read the poem, or download the recording here.

Jan. 27, 2009: No. 443: "I tie my Hat—I crease my Shawl," by Emily Dickinson; reintroduced by Robert Pinsky. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Jan. 20, 2009: "Inauguration Day," by Frank Bidart. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Frank Bidart read the poem, or download the recording here.

Jan. 13, 2009: "Morning of the Monsoon," by Diane Mehta. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Diane Mehta read the poem, or download the recording here.

Jan. 6, 2009: "The Unwritten History of Prose," by T.R. Hummer. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear T.R. Hummer read the poem, or download the recording here.

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