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2012: Martín Espada reads 'Blessed Be the Truth Tellers'

Martín Espada reads his poem "Blessed Be the Truth Tellers," and talks about its dedicatee, fellow poet Jack Agüeros, as part of his 25th Anniversary Passwords program on 20th Century Puerto Rican poetry.

2012: Quincy Troupe reads 'A Poem for Magic'

Quincy Troupe reads and discusses "A Poem for Magic" as part of Quincy Troupe on the Craft of Poetry

2012: Quincy Troupe reads 'Forty-One Seconds on a Sunday in June, in Salt Lake City, Utah'

Quincy Troupe reads and discusses "Forty-One Seconds on a Sunday in June, in Salt Lake City, Utah (for Michael Jordan)" as part of Quincy Troupe on the Craft of Poetry

2005: Phillip Levine reads 'By the road to the contagious hospital' by William Carlos Williams

Phillip Levine, 2011 US Poet Laureate, reads "By the road to the contagious hospital" by William Carlos Williams as part of the Poets House program Phillip Levine on The Path to William Carlos Williams.

1994: Peter Davidson on "The Poetry Audience of the Future"

Poet, essayist and editor Peter Davidson gives his thoughts on The Poetry Audience of the Future.

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).

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