S.7 E.8 – Poetry Reading Palooza

Want to jump around?

00:00 – “The Bronx” by Ogden Nash (read by Steve from Central)
1:14 – “Spring” Original poem by Anne from Scottsville
2:42 – Grow, Learn, Connect (check the calendar here)
4:37 – Original poem by Zavia from Northside 
6:05 – Poem In Your Pocket Day Information – Celebrate with us on April 27! 
8:52 – “Ask” Original poem by Dr. Vivian Minkoff
12:30 – “Trees” Original poem by Jupiter
13:40 – The Rundown
21:14 – “Ode to Buttoning & Unbuttoning My Shirt” by Ross Gay (read by Abby from Central)
23:49 – Original poem by Val
25:44 – “And” by Nicole Sealy (read by EJ from Central)
27:50 – “The Blind Beggar’s Daughter Of Bethnal Green” (read by Denise)

In case you missed it: our interview with the wonderful Ross Gay, author of The Book of Delights and Inciting Joy

Other mentions: 

Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin

Mindful Mama’s App

The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel 

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid 

As always, please email podcast@jmrl.org with comments, suggestions, ideas, or anything else. We’d love to hear from you. 

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