Emma Lazarus' "The New Colossus"
Today's poem is Emma Lazarus' "The New Colossus," the poem you will find inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty.
Longfellow's "The Midnight Ride of Revere"
Today's Fourth of July-themed poem is Longfellow's "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere." Happy Independence Day!
4 Haiku by Kobayashi Issa
Today's episode features four haiku from Japanese haiku-master, Kobayashi Issa (sometimes known simply as Issa), who lived from 1763-1828.
Walt Whitman's "A July Afternoon by the Pond"
Today's poem is Walt Whitman's "A July Afternoon by the Pond" -- a poem we've been waiting to read here for a while.
Czesław Miłosz's "Ars Poetica"
Today's poem is Czesław Miłosz's "Ars Poetica," one of many poems through history that have directly contemplated the purpose and art of poetry through poetry itself.