Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning in Love — Robert Browning’s early work wasn’t as well-received as Elizabeth Barrett’s poetry. Yet Barrett mentioned his work in one of her poems, and they started a correspondence that blossomed into love. However, Elizabeth’s father remained an obstacle.
November 28, 2008 - Jennifer Michael Hecht is the author of award-winning books of philosophy, history, and poetry, including The End of the Soul: Scientific Modernity, Atheism and Anthropology; Doubt: A History; The Happiness Myth, and her book of poetry, Funny, which Publisher’s Weekly called one of the most original and entertaining books of the year.
This is one of my favorite guests on POI. I particularly enjoyed her views on art and poetry.
Seamus Heaney “in conversation” with Michael Laskey, fellow poet and co-founder of the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival. This is an edited version of an interview recorded live at the Poetry Prom 2010 organised by The Poetry Trust. Enjoy more podcasts on The Poetry Channel
Classic Japanese poetry. This poem is a perfect pangram, containing each character of the kana syllabary exactly once.
Read by kaseumin.