A preview of one of the beautiful poems read by Alicia Partnoy for this program.
How we arrived at choosing the late Lucille Clifton's "won't you celebrate with me" — with video.
Replace notes with words and you might say that reading Miller is similar to Mingus "thinking on a piano."
A passage from Letters to a Young Poet cited by Novogratz.
An NYPD officer's act of kindness with an Advent duet. Love from Mr. Matthew Crawley, pieces recommended for reading, and quotations from Krista Tippett. A round-up and a reminder that this joyous season be filled with acts of kindness.
Richard Rorty's lament reminds us of the solace of poetry.
Producing a narrated slideshow takes a fair bit of time, even it's brief. Our producer traces her journey and the small world we travel in.