Public Poetry Announcement http://wkar.org en Public Poetry Announcement: Jane Kenyon http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-jane-kenyon-0 <p></p><p><em>Current State </em>contributor Stephanie Glazier reads "<span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the IGA: Franklin, New Hampshire</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">", by <a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/jane-kenyon">Jane Kenyon</a>.</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:43:52 +0000 Joe Linstroth 51578 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Jane Kenyon Public Poetry Announcement: Ana Castillo http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-ana-castillo <p></p><p></p><p>For this Valentine's Day,&nbsp;<em>Current State&nbsp;</em>contributor Stephanie Glazier offers <a href="http://www.anacastillo.com/" target="_blank">Ana Castillo's</a> "I Ask the Impossible."&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:43:41 +0000 Current State 49376 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Ana Castillo Public Poetry Announcement: Michelle Boisseau http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-michelle-boisseau <p></p><p>Today's public poetry announcement: <em>Current State</em> contributor Stephanie Glazier reads "<a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/245788">The Fury That Breaks</a>" by Michelle Boisseau. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 17:05:05 +0000 Current State 48229 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Michelle Boisseau Current State #190 | October 29, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-190-october-29-2013 <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Today on </span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; font-style: italic; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Current State</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">: possible decriminalization of marijuana in Lansing; <em>Great Lakes Month in Review</em>; MEA on recent RTW complaints; </span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-style: italic; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Public Poetry Announcement </span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">and local food innovation district.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:18:29 +0000 Current State 44472 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Ofelia Zepeda http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-ofelia-zepeda <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Today's public poetry announcement features <em>Current State</em> contributor David&nbsp;Clauson&nbsp;reading&nbsp;"<a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/239014">Smoke in Our Hair</a></span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">" by <a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/ofelia-zepeda">Ofelia&nbsp;Zepeda</a>.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:13:22 +0000 Current State 44482 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Ofelia Zepeda Current State #167 | September 26, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-167-september-26-2013 <p></p><p>Today on<em> Current State</em>: Cristo Rey Community Center&#39;s new Executive Director; <em>Public Poetry Announcement</em>; MSU Symphony opens new season;<em> Voices of Experience</em> series with &#39;Eternal General&#39; Frank Kelley; and Banned Books Week.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:25:06 +0000 Current State 42911 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Anne Sexton http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-anne-sexton <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Anne Sexton&#39;s &quot;<a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/171274">With Mercy for the Greedy</a>&quot; is today&#39;s&nbsp;<em>Public Poetry Announcement</em>.</p><p><em>Current State&#39;s Public Poetry Announcements are read by regular contributor Stephanie Glazier.</em></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:22:08 +0000 Current State 42909 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Anne Sexton Public Poetry Announcement: Brenda Shaughnessy http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-brenda-shaughnessy <p>Brenda Shaughnessy's "<a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/242494">Visitor</a>" is the featured Public Poetry Announcement read by&nbsp;<em>Current State&nbsp;</em>contributor Stephanie Glazier.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:45:05 +0000 Current State 41778 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Brenda Shaughnessy Public Poetry Announcement: Paisley Rekdal http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-paisley-rekdal <p></p><p></p><p>Paisley Rekdal's "<a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/245910">Happiness</a>" is the featured Public Poetry Announcement read by&nbsp;<em>Current State&nbsp;</em>contributor Stephanie Glazier.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:36:19 +0000 Current State 40848 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Paisley Rekdal Public Poetry Announcement: Gwendolyn Brooks http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-gwendolyn-brooks <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gwendolyn Brooks’ “<a href="http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15913">The Bean Eaters</a>” is today's&nbsp;<em>Public Poetry Announcement</em>.</span> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:11:27 +0000 Current State 39859 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Gwendolyn Brooks Public Poetry Announcement: Eloise Klein Healy http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-eloise-klein-healy <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eloise Klein Healy’s "</span><a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/237440" style="line-height: 1.5;">Asking About You</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">" is the featured Public Poetry Announcement.</span> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:28:13 +0000 Current State 38270 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Eloise Klein Healy Public Poetry Annoucement: Jessica Greenbaum http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-annoucement-jessica-greenbaum <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.5;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jessica </span>Greenbaum’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> “</span><a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/244184" style="line-height: 1.5;">A Poem for S.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">” is this week’s Public Poetry Announcement.</span></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:24:15 +0000 Current State 36780 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Annoucement: Jessica Greenbaum Public Poetry Announcement: Jane Kenyon http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-jane-kenyon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jane Kenyon’s </span><a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/browse/167/2#!/20604646" style="line-height: 1.5;">“Afternoon At MacDowell”</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is this week’s Public Poetry Announcement.</span></p><p><a href="http://wkar.org/programs/current-state">Current State's</a>&nbsp;Public Poetry Announcements <em>are brought to you by the&nbsp;<a href="http://rcah.msu.edu/student-life/spaces-places/rcah-center-poetry">Center for Poetry at&nbsp;MSU's&nbsp;Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.</a></em></p><p></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 16:44:33 +0000 Current State 36206 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Jane Kenyon Public Poetry Announcement: John Balaban http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-john-balaban <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 18:19:50 +0000 Current State 35216 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Carl Phillips http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-carl-phillips <p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/carl-phillips">Carl Phillips</a> went from a high school Latin teacher to one of the most prestigious positions in American letters, a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. The world-renown poet and professor at Washington University-St. Louis discusses his career and reads &nbsp;one of his poems ahead of his <a href="http://rcah.msu.edu/news-events/events/carl-phillips-reading">visit to Michigan State University </a>on Wednesday.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:06:20 +0000 Current State 34354 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Carl Phillips Current State #65 | April 12, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-65-april-12-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Today on <em>Current State</em>: national organization for stricter gun laws; Public Poetry Announcement; and Capitol City Film Festival on it's third year in Lansing.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 19:16:02 +0000 Current State 34188 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Theodore Roethke http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-theodore-roethke <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's public poetry announcement features David Clauson reading the&nbsp;&nbsp;"<a href="http://www.washington.edu/research/showcase/1947b1.html">Root Cellar</a>." The poem is by Theodore Roethke. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:44:01 +0000 Current State 34186 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Philip Levine http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-philip-levine <p></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:55:06 +0000 Current State 33360 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Philip Levine Public Poetry Announcement: Mary Oliver http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-mary-oliver <p>Today's public poetry announcement features David Clauson reading the&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;"Morning at the Great P</span>ond<span style="line-height: 1.5;">." The poem is by Mary Oliver. &nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:53:57 +0000 Current State 32984 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Festival of Listening http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-festival-listening <p><span style="line-height: 15.75pt;">The sixth annual </span><a href="http://rcah.msu.edu/news-events/events/festival-listening" style="line-height: 15.75pt;">Festival of Listening</a><span style="line-height: 15.75pt;"> is this Friday in East Lansing. The event, put on by </span><a href="http://poetry.rcah.msu.edu/" style="line-height: 15.75pt;">MSU’s RCAH Center for Poetry</a><span style="line-height: 15.75pt;">, features live readings of poetry in other languages with no translation. And it’s a hit, having become by far the Center's most popular event.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.2in; line-height: 15.75pt;"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap">Stephanie Glazier, acting director of the Center for Poetry, and David Clauson, an MSU student, talk about the festival and share a Swedish haiku. </span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.2in; line-height: 15.75pt;"> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:36:54 +0000 Current State 32672 at http://wkar.org Current State #34 | February 28, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-34-february-28-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: February's biggest news stories; a <em>Public Poetry Announcement </em>with local poet Diane Wakoski; a friend remembers pianist Van Cliburn; and a Detroit Tigers' season preview with Mario Impemba.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:53:07 +0000 Current State 31904 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Diane Wakoski http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-diane-wakoski <p></p><p><a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/diane-wakoski">Diane Wakoski</a> is an internationally renowned poet and a former MSU professor in creative writing. She discusses her career and shares one of her poems, "The Duchess Potatoes."</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:47:56 +0000 Current State 31901 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Diane Wakoski Public Poetry Announcement: Jamaal May http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-jamaal-may <p><span id="internal-source-marker_0.0848525561435588" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"><a href="http://www.jamaalmay.com">Jamaal May</a> is a world class spoken-word artist and poet from Detroit. He has a guest performance at this weekend’s <a href="http://michiganhumanities.org/programs/poetry/">Poetry Out Loud Michigan</a> high school state championships, which are being held in East Lansing. &nbsp;Mr. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:43:21 +0000 Joe Linstroth & Mark Bashore 31592 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Jamaal May Public Poetry Announcement: Jack Gilbert http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-jack-gilbert-0 <p></p><p></p><p>Our <em>Public Poetry Announcement</em> for Valentine’s Day features Jack Gilbert’s “<a href="http://www.smith.edu/poetrycenter/poets/theforgottendialect.html">The Forgotten Dialect of the Heart</a>.” &nbsp;<em>Current State </em>producer Joe Linstroth and Stephanie Glazier, acting director of MSU’s <a href="http://poetry.rcah.msu.edu/">Center for Poetry</a> in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, discuss Gilbert’s richly detailed poem and the limits of language when it approaches such broad, ineffable emotions like love.</p><p></p><p><em>Current State’s Public Poetry Announcements</em> <em>are brought to you by the Center for Poetry at Michigan State University’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.</em><br /> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 17:41:07 +0000 Joe Linstroth 31160 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Jack Gilbert Public Poetry Announcement: Introduction and poet Robert Hayden http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-introduction-and-poet-robert-hayden <p></p><p></p><p>Today we’re starting a new recurring segment on <em>Current State</em>. It’s called <em>Public Poetry Announcement</em>.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:49:55 +0000 Joe Linstroth 30757 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Introduction and poet Robert Hayden