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1994: Cornelius Eady on "The Poetry Audience of the Future"

Cornelius Eady introduces the panel and begins the discussion of The Poetry Audience of the Future.

2005: Ann Lauterbach reads John Ashbery's “Coma Berenices”

Poet Ann Lauterbach reads and discusses an excerpt from John Ashbery's poem “Coma Berenices”.

2000: J.D. McClatchy reads Longfellow's 'The Fire of Driftwood'

Poet, editor and critic J.D. McClatchy reads “The Fire of Driftwood” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

2005: Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets -- Timothy Donnelly

Timothy Donnelly reads four poems as part of Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets (Brett Fletcher Lauer and Aimee Kelley, editors).

2005: Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets

Aimee Kelley introduces and reads an anthology-derived cento as part of Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets (Brett Fletcher Lauer and Aimee Kelley, editors).

2001: Anne Carson reads from "Decreation: Poetry, Essays, Opera" (Full Audio)

Anne Carson reads and discusses Greek poet Sappho’s ‘Fragment 31’ [He seems to me equal to gods that man] from Carson’s Decreation: Poetry, Essays, Opera.

(Full Audio, approx 1 hour)

2011: Coleman Barks reads from Rumi’s The Masnavi

Coleman Barks reads an excerpt from his translation of Rumi’s long poem The Masnavi.

2011: Coleman Barks reads Rumi

Poet and preeminent translator of the mystic poet Rumi, Coleman Barks reads from his translations of the poet and discusses the power of 13th and 14th century mystical Sufi poetry.

2011: Coleman Barks on Rumi’s “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing"

Coleman Barks reads from and discusses his translation of Rumi’s poem “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, // there is a field. I'll meet you there” and discusses the power of 13th and 14th century mystical Sufi poetry.

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