PRESENTING THE INDEFENSIBLE (Art: from “The Poet and the Angel” by Mario Eloy.) **** We will have to climb through seven hells to hear the angels weeping. TODAY we have a poem, on video, by a controversial figure who calls his behavior “indefensible on every level except the only one that matters.” A poet who’s […]
“swore to be an angel . . . forgot that my feet are still in the mud.” A swan, a lion, a rose, an angel, an eagle– there’s a lot going on in our new featured performance by A. J. Kaufmann. A. J., “a modern Polish poet, lyricist, composer, and musician,” tells us this poem, […]
WITH debates about freedom of expression raging across the Internet, we thought we’d revive our New Pop Lit Open Mic performances– and do it with a recorded poem by D.C. Miller which might possibly offend listeners across the ideological spectrum. It’s in fact a terrific poem– albeit a strong and passionate one. Listen in:
A poem about a poem? Today we have from Erin Knowles Chapman a reading of a poem which all poets who scribble and struggle and rip up pages should appreciate. Listen in.