Slate's weekly Poetry Podcast: "On Finding Bloodstains in My Notebook After a Bad Party," by Alan Dugan.

Slate's weekly poem, read by the author.
Oct. 12 2010 7:07 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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Oct. 12, 2010: "On Finding Bloodstains in My Notebook After a Bad Party," by Alan Dugan. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Oct. 5, 2010: "Seven Octets," by Paul Breslin. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Paul Breslin read the poem, or download the recording here.

Sept. 28, 2010: "Doggy Heaven," by Colin Pope. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Colin Pope read the poem, or download the recording here.

Sept. 21, 2010: "Clothesline," by Paula Bohince. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Paula Bohince read the poem, or download the recording here.

Sept. 14, 2010: "The Chimney Sweeper" from Songs of Experience, by William Blake. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Sept. 14, 2010: "The Chimney Sweeper" from Songs of Innocence, by William Blake. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Sept. 7, 2010: "Bats Perish, and No One Knows Why," by Reeves Keyworth. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Reeves Keyworth read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 31, 2010: "Through a Glass Darkly," by Traci Brimhall. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Traci Brimhall read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 24, 2010: "Pocket," by Matthew Zapruder. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Matthew Zapruder read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 17, 2010: "I Am," by John Clare. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 17, 2010: "The Badger," by John Clare. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 10, 2010: "Blank Villanelle," by Ron Spalletta. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Ron Spalletta read the poem, or download the recording here.

Aug. 3, 2010: "The Rooster King," by Jay Hopler. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Jay Hopler read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 27, 2010: "Milk," by T.R. Hummer. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear T.R. Hummer read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 20, 1010: "The Land of Counterpane," by Robert Louis Stevenson. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 20, 1010: "Windy Nights," by Robert Louis Stevenson. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 20, 1010: "John Mouldy," by Walter de la Mare. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 20, 1010: "Miss T.," by Walter de la Mare. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 20, 1010: "Jim Jay," by Walter de la Mare. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 20, 1010: "How Pleasant To Know Mr. Lear," by Edward Lear. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 20, 2010: "There was an Old Man with a beard," by Edward Lear. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 13, 2010: "Wherever My Dead Go When I'm Not Remembering Them," by Alan Shapiro. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Alan Shapiro read the poem, or download the recording here.

July 6, 2010: "Wissahickon Schist," by Karl Kirchwey. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Karl Kirchwey read the poem, or download the recording here.

June 29, 2010: "Going to Zero," by Peter Balakian. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Peter Balakian read the poem, or download the recording here.

June 22, 2010: "My Childhood-Home I See Again," by Abraham Lincoln. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Browse Slate's previous Poetry Podcasts from fall 2008, spring 2009, summer 2009, fall 2009, and spring 2010.

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