• 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Eros the Bittersweet: An Edible Riff

By Richard Fox and Patricia McMillen

An audio prose poem, mixing chocolate with desire. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 5:23
  • USA

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Beginnings

By Roger Beebe

"A new start for the start." (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall - 4

By Philip Smith

An exercise in time condensation, or more simply time travel, in which the cave wall serves as interface between past and present, human and animal, Philip Smith, librarian, reads excerpts from two books about Upper Paleolithic cave art. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:49
  • USA

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(For) A Cold Freezin Night

By Brendan Baker

Music incorporating a performance of William Safford's poem "A Story That Could Be True" with Book Odds samples. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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A Large, Well-Rounded Head

By Michelle Legro & Kate Daloz

The strange journey of Walt Whitman's brain, both inside his head, and out. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 28:42
  • Australia

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Before the War It Was the War

By Anna Burns

In the 2006 conflict between Hezbollah and the state of Israel, one man took it upon himself to "resist with his pen," to bear witness for his people and bring the world, in his words, "the real news from Beirut.” (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Umami Canon

By Casey Miner

Reflections on food for thought. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 18:39
  • USA

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Thirteen Ways

By Pejk Malinovski

Writer Sam Swope visits a class of restless, imaginative 11-year-olds in Queens, New York, where he embraces the challenge of teaching them Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Wine-Dark Sea

By Whitney Jones

Homer's Odyssey re-imagined through my neighbors' experiences on the wine-dark sea. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 8:54
  • USA

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Walt Whitman: Song of Myself

By Curtis Fox

This is an excerpt from Curtis Fox's portrait of Walt Whitman, one of the world's greatest poets, and his radical vision of America. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 57:29
  • USA

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Re:sound #6: The Confessions Show

By Various producers

This hour: a retired child beauty queen recalls her youth and a young man revels in eating trash. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #52: The Books Show

By Various

This hour: readers, writers, literary performance artists, and the grammar police. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 1:35
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night - 5

By Glenn Simonsen

Recitation of the mystical English poem, "I Saw the Sun at Midnight, Rising Red", 1917 by Joesph Mary Plunkett and music by the Psalters. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall - 13

By Mia Lobel

A meditation on big changes, building walls, and breaking them down again. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 1:16
  • USA

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Cowbird

By Annie Correal & Jordan Bower

While the Internet is teeming with storytelling portals - including the one you're on right now - some rise above the rest: in quality, spirit, and ambition. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 61:37
  • USA

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The Organist

By Andrew Leland, Ross Simonini & Jenna Weiss-Berman

The Organist is a monthly experimental arts & culture program produced by the editors of the Believer - the award-winning monthly magazine published by McSweeney's. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #120: The Poetry Show

By Various

This hour: three documentary poems chronicling the lives of working class mothers in Troy, NY. Plus, poets as reporters, confused readers, and more. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 50:20
  • Australia

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Ferlinghetti: San Francisco Locations

By Jim McKee

San Francisco luminary and famed poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti takes listeners on a freewheeling tour of his neighborhood haunts in San Francisco's Chinatown and North Beach. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #21: The Raymond Carver Show

By Various producers

This hour: the difficult, brief, and brilliant life of writer Raymond Carver. (more)

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