Slate's weekly Poetry Podcast: "Two Poems," by Charles Simic.

Slate's weekly poem, read by the author.
March 8 2011 6:57 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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Dec. 28, 2010: "Silverchest," by Carl Phillips. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Carl Phillips read the poem, or download the recording here.

Dec. 21, 2010: "Dublin Night," by Alfred Corn. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Alfred Corn read the poem, or download the recording here.

Dec. 14, 2010: Sonnet, by John Donne. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

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Dec. 14, 2010: Sonnet, by Gerard Manley Hopkins. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Dec. 7, 2010: "The Man Tree," by Stanley Moss. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Stanley Moss read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 30, 2010: "Salt Water," by Peter Campion. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Peter Campion read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 23, 2010: "Let's Face the Music and Dance," by J. Allyn Rosser. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear J. Allyn Rosser read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 16, 2010: "The Lie," by Sir Walter Raleigh. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 9, 2010: "Mother and Child," by Rosanna Warren. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Nov. 2, 2010: "Two Poems," by Jane Hirshfield. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Oct. 26, 2010: "About My Mother," by Adam Zagajewski. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Oct. 19, 2010: "An Old Man's Winter Night," by Robert Frost. Click the arrow on the audio player to hear Robert Pinsky read the poem, or download the recording here.

Sept. 14, 2010: "To Waken an Old Lady," by William Carlos Williams. 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, spring 2010, and  summer 2010.

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