Poetry Unbound

Poetry Unbound

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Short and unhurried, Poetry Unbound is an immersive exploration of a single poem, hosted by Pádraig Ó Tuama. Pádraig Ó Tuama greets you at the doorways of brilliant poems and walks you through — each one has wisdom to offer and questions to ask you. Already a listener? There’s also a book (Poetry Unbound: 50 Poems to Open Your World), a Substack newsletter with a vibrant conversation in the comments, and occasional gatherings.

Categories: Arts

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In this concluding episode of "Poems as Teachers," our special miniseries on conflict and the human condition, host Pádraig Ó Tuama says the poems discussed in this offering are a different kind of teacher: “not as teachers that give us rules to follow — more so teachers that share something of their own intuition.” And for a final reflection, he offers Kai Cheng Thom’s “trauma is not sacred,” which speaks directly, fiercely, and lovingly to the pain, scars, and violence that we humans carry and inflict upon one another.

Previous episodes

  • 185 - Closing: Poems as Teachers (ft. Kai Cheng Thom) | Ep 7 
    Fri, 17 May 2024
  • 184 - Yehuda Amichai — Poems as Teachers | Ep 6 
    Fri, 17 May 2024
  • 183 - Jericho Brown — Poems as Teachers | Ep 5 
    Thu, 16 May 2024
  • 182 - Mosab Abu Toha — Poems as Teachers | Ep 4 
    Wed, 15 May 2024
  • 181 - Constantine P. Cavafy — Poems as Teachers | Ep 3 
    Tue, 14 May 2024
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