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Every weekday, U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Library of Congress and the Poetry Foundation. Look for new episodes this November.


Coming soon: The Slowdown

October 1, 2018 · Duration: 4:14 · Play

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.