Got five minutes for a poem? Surely you do! Each weekly episode of ModPoMinute features an improvised conversation about one poem in just five minutes. Join Al Filreis and Anna Strong Safford as they encounter both a thoughtful colleague and a compelling poem. ModPoMinute is hosted by the free & open online course called “ModPo” and is sponsored by the Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia.
ModPoMinute #71: On Craig Dworkin's The Pine-Woods Notebook, with Danny Snelson
ModPoMinute #69: On Eileen Myles's "On the Death of Robert Lowell," with Anna Strong Safford
ModPoMinute #68: On Amiri Baraka's "How You Sound??," with Doug Kearney
ModPoMinute #67: On Anne Sexton's "Housewife," with Anna Strong Safford
ModPoMinute #66: On Emily Dickinson's "From Blank to Blank," with Lily Applebaum
ModPoMinute #65: On Wallace Stevens's "The Plot Against the Giant," with Charles Altieri
ModPoMinute #64: On Kate Colby's "Homing," with Davy Knittle and Kate Colby
ModPoMinute #63: On Cid Corman's "They tell me to go away...", with Amanda Bello
ModPoMinute #62: On Alice Notley's "Poem," with Lily Applebaum
ModPoMinute #61: On Wallace Stevens's "Anecdote of the Jar," with Christie Williamson
ModPoMinute #60: On Irene Torra Mohedano's "Sandra's Haikus"
ModPoMinute #59: On Emily Dickinson's "Much Madness is divinest Sense," with Jake Marmer