When Words Matter: A National Poetry Month Special

In this National Poetry Month special, SOTRU explores all facets of poetry and its influence in host Al Letson’s life. We talk to poets from all over the country about the craft, the lifestyle, the resurgence of poems, and of course, hear some incredible poetry.

Photos/Multimedia

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai’s #SelfCentered 360-Degree Interactive Video


Episode Music

Artist Track
Imogen Aha!
Soul Mates Feel Good Inc. Feat. Gorillaz
Soul Mates Trouble In Water
Mark Williams The Executioner’s Song
Beastie Boys Freaky Hijiki
Dr. DRE The Watcher
De La Soul Watch Out
Janelle Monae Suite V: Electric Overture
Agnes Obel Fivefold
Papa M Plastic Energy Man
Album Leaf Window
De La Soul Held Down
De La Soul Trying People
Zero 7 All of Us
Soul Mates Much More
Kris Bowers Drift
  • AF

    OMG!!!!!! You are hilarious!!!!!!! Poultry Slam summah summah summah….

  • T. Bird

    Dude best show ever this morning!!!!! Kevin Burke’s piece was so sick! I love what your doing, letting folks know about young poets and hip hop artist that are really saying something. More More More, Please!