The Poems, The Poets, The Power – A National Poetry Month Special

Poetry isn’t just words on a page. Instead it’s a form that lets people express themselves in a way that’s often far more deep, emotional, and complex than other forms of communication. In this year’s National Poetry Month Special, SOTRU explores how people are finding ways to use poetry in surprising ways.

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Episode Music

ArtistTrack
HauschkaPaddington
Podington BearCurious Process
MelodiumLacrymae
Asche and SpencerSam Sees
Nick Cave and Warren EllisSong for Jesse
Sol Hoopii’s Novelty Trio

Ka Mele Oku’u Puuwai (78rpm Version)

RJD2Unlimited
Ozzie Kotani and Daniel HoPaka Ua
Booker T. and the MG’sGreen Onion
Dan Romer and Ben ZeitlinThere Once Was a Hushpuppy
The Album LeafCowgirl
  • You made me cry with joy and tenderness, listening to this compilation of wonderful poets, poetry and human stories. I humbly thank you for reminding me of my own love of spoken poetry.

    • SOTRU

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  • Ilyamarina

    I was so affected by the poet Io—Heath? Please tell me how to spell his name so I can find him on line–don’t find him here.
    Thanks– a wonderful show!!!

    • SOTRU

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