7: Reverse Suicide
December 4, 2018
Today's poem is Reverse Suicide by Matt Rasmussen.
6: Brokeheart: Just like that
December 3, 2018
Today's poem is Brokeheart: Just like that by Patrick Rosal. Sign up for our newsletter at SlowdownShow.org.
5: In the Hospital
November 30, 2018
Today's poem is In the Hospital by Chen Chen.
4: Donating the Cake Dome
November 29, 2018
Today's poem is Donating the Cake Dome by Lisa C. Krueger.
November 28, 2018
Today's poem is Proximities by Lia Purpura.
2: True Stories about Koko Taylor
November 27, 2018
Today's poem is True Stories about Koko Taylor by Eve L. Ewing.
1: 564 park avenue
November 26, 2018
Today's poem is 564 park avenue by Aja Monet.
Coming soon: The Slowdown
October 1, 2018
Life is fast, intense and sometimes bewildering. But poetry offers a way of slowing things down, looking at them closely, mining each moment for all that it houses. Look for new episodes with U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith in late November.