Episode 112: Poetry from Listeners Part One

What’s up with contemporary poetry?

We asked you for some good recommendations, and the comments poured in to our Facebook page.

On this episode, we discuss three of your poets (our next episode will focus on spoken word performances). They vary in style and substance, and will only take a few minutes to read, links below.

Poetry is always an intriguing subject, and even though this is a short reading, we managed to have a wide ranging discussion. Let us know your thoughts!

Gary Jackson, Magneto Eyes Strange Fruit recommended by listener Jackie Smith.

Naomi Shihab Nye, Kindness recommended by listener Emily Fine.

Rupi Kaur was recommended by listener Daniel Sevitt, because she is the top selling poet in the US. Here are ten of her poems.