Slate's weekly Poetry Podcast.

A weekly poem, read by the author.
Sept. 8 2009 7:57 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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Sept. 8, 2009: "Invitation," by Jane Hirshfield. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Sept. 1, 2009: "Church Monuments," by George Herbert. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 25, 2009: "Santiago, Pluperfect," by Lance Larsen. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Lance Larsen read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 18, 2009: "To Read," by Michael McFee. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Michael McFee read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 11, 2009: "At the Dance," by Louise Glück. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Louise Glück read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 4, 2009: "Epistle to Miss Blount, on Her Leaving the Town, After the Coronation," by Alexander Pope. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 28, 2009: " Playboy's Guide to Lingering," by Joseph J. Capista. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Joseph J. Capista read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 21, 2009: "The Most Careless Girl in the Class Had the Most Exquisite Body," by Erica Ehrenberg. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Erica Ehrenberg read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 14, 2009: "Biopsy," by Sophie Cabot Black. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Billy Collins read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 7, 2009: "The Symbol," by Billy Collins. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Billy Collins read the poem, or download the recording here.

June 30, 2009: "Poetry," by Marianne Moore. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

June 23, 2009: "The Fate of Pleasure," by Peg Boyers. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Jane Shore read the poem, or download the recording here.

June 16, 2009: "Last Words," by Jane Shore. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Jane Shore read the poem, or download the recording here.

June 8, 2009: "In the Cafe," by Louise Glück. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Louise Glück read the poem, or download the recording here.

June 2, 2009: "Ocean," by Jason Shinder. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Tony Hoagland read the poem, or download the recording here.

May 26, 2009: "On the Cards and Dice," by Sir Walter Raleigh. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

May 26, 2009: "Sir Walter Raleigh to His Son," by Sir Walter Raleigh. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

May 19, 2009: "Last Days," by Elise Partridge. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Elise Partridge read the poem, or download the recording here.

May 12, 2009: "Self-Made," by Jeffrey Skinner. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Jeffrey Skinner read the poem, or download the recording here.

Browse Slate's previous Poetry Podcasts here  and here.

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