Public Poetry Announcement

April is National Poetry Month, and before we get to the tulips and sunny days of May, we wanted to take some time to listen to one of the most famous poems about this month. Here is Director of the Michigan State University Center for Poetry Anita Skeen reading an excerpt from “The Wasteland” by T.S. Eliot.

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April is poetry month and it seemed like the perfect time to bring back our occasional series of Public Poetry Announcements. In keeping with the weather, we have a spring themed poem.

Public Poetry Announcement: Marion McCready

Jul 17, 2014
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It’s been awhile since we’ve paused for a Public Poetry Announcement here on Current State. With this polar vortex making the nights feel more like autumn, contributor Stephanie Glazier has a timely poem from Marion McCready to remind us that it is still, indeed, summertime. 

Public Poetry Announcement: Jane Kenyon

Apr 2, 2014
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Current State contributor Stephanie Glazier reads "At the IGA: Franklin, New Hampshire", by Jane Kenyon.

Public Poetry Announcement: Ana Castillo

Feb 14, 2014

For this Valentine's Day, Current State contributor Stephanie Glazier offers Ana Castillo's "I Ask the Impossible."