Poetry Unbound

By On Being Studios

Your new ritual: Immerse yourself in a single poem, guided by Pádraig Ó Tuama. Short and unhurried; contemplative and energizing. Anchor your week by listening to the everyday poetry of your life, with new episodes on Monday and Friday during the season.

  1. 1.
    Christian Wiman — All My Friends Are Finding New Beliefs
    11:20
  2. 2.
    Carlos Andrés Gómez — Father
    17:16
  3. 3.
    Ellen Bass — Bone of My Bone and Flesh of My Flesh
    15:49
  4. 4.
    R.A. Villanueva — Life Drawing
    14:30
  5. 5.
    Zaffar Kunial — The Word
    11:32
  6. 6.
    Dilruba Ahmed — Phase One
    15:57
  7. 7.
    Layli Long Soldier — WHEREAS my eyes land on the shoreline
    17:03
  8. 8.
    Chen Chen — I Invite My Parents to a Dinner Party
    18:48
  1. 9.
    Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill — Ceist na Teangan (The Language Issue)
    12:43
  2. 10.
    Aracelis Girmay — Consider the Hands that Write this Letter
    12:39
  3. 11.
    Tayi Tibble — Our Nan Lets Us Smoke Inside
    13:40
  4. 12.
    Paul Tran — The Cave
    11:44
  5. 13.
    Philip Metres — One Tree
    15:38
  6. 14.
    Roger Robinson — A Portable Paradise
    11:51
  7. 15.
    Seán Hewitt — Suibhne is wounded, and confesses
    13:25
  8. 16.
    Meleika Gesa-Fatafehi — Say My Name
    14:02
  9. 17.
    Lucille Clifton — song at midnight
    12:57
  10. 18.
    Chris Abani — The New Religion
    12:13
  11. 19.
    Molly McCully Brown — Transubstantiation
    12:30
  12. 20.
    Natalie Diaz — Of Course She Looked Back
    15:20
  13. 21.
    Natasha Trethewey — Miscegenation
    10:33
  14. 22.
    James Wright — A Blessing
    12:13
  15. 23.
    Gregory Pardlo — Wishing Well
    15:37
  16. 24.
    Ada Limón — Wonder Woman
    16:07
  17. 25.
    Poetry Unbound — Season 2 Trailer
    1:30
  18. 26.
    A Poem in Gratitude for Health Care Workers
    11:49
  19. 27.
    Help Shape the Next Season of Poetry Unbound
    1:21
  20. 28.
    A Poem for How Friendship Endures
    6:37
  21. 29.
    A Poem About When We’re Disbelieved
    10:03
  22. 30.
    A Poem About the Beauty of Home
    8:28
  23. 31.
    A Poem for Keeping Memory Alive
    9:18
  24. 32.
    A Poem for Letting Yourself Be
    5:42
  25. 33.
    A Poem to See What's Overlooked
    9:51
  26. 34.
    A Poem for All That Life Brings
    7:18
  27. 35.
    A Poem to Notice Openings and Closings
    8:55
  28. 36.
    A Poem for Complicated Stories of Love
    8:08
  29. 37.
    A Poem on the Importance of Names
    9:09
  30. 38.
    A Poem for Tenderness in the Face of Violence
    11:31
  31. 39.
    A Poem for the Space Between Us
    8:33
  32. 40.
    A Poem for What Comes with Age
    8:17
  33. 41.
    A Poem for Ritual and Reset
    8:34
  34. 42.
    A Poem About What Grounds You
    8:19
  35. 43.
    A Poem for What You Learn Alone
    8:22
  36. 44.
    Welcome to Poetry Unbound
    1:21

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