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Guardian Poetry Podcast Series

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The Guardian Book section has an ongoing series of podcasts for poetry lovers.  It features contemporary poets reading from their own favourite poets’ work.  You can find the series here.  Some of the featured poets are:

Poets Edwin Morgan (left) and Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay reads verses from Edwin Morgan’s Love and a Life.

Yannis Mitsos and David Harsent

David Harsent reads three short poems by the Greek poet Yannis Ritsos, in his own translations.

John Burnside and Maxine Kumin

John Burnside chooses The Retrieval System by Maxine Kumin, a look at doubling mirrored in its intricate rhyme scheme.

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Author: Daniela

I was born in Croatia, at that time Yugoslavia. My family moved to the US when I was very young, but I still treasure the memories of my grandfather teaching me how to protect myself against the "evil eye," my grandmother shopping early every morning, at the open air market, to buy the freshest vegetables for the day's meals, and the traditions that were the underpinnings of our society. Someone once noted that "For all of us that want to move forward, there are a very few that want to keep the old methods of production, traditions and crafts alive." I am a fellow traveler with those who value the old traditions and folk wisdom. I believe the knowledge they possess can contribute significantly to our efforts to build a more sustainable world; one that values the individual over the corporation, conservation over growth and happiness over wealth.

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