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 94: On John Ashbery's "Flow Chart"
ModPoMinute #93: On Emily Dickinson's "Lightly stepped a yellow star"
ModPoMinute #92: On Angela Carr's "Straight as an Arrow"
ModPoMinute #91: On Rae Armantrout's "Petard," with Ali Castleman
ModPoMinute #90: On Robert Creeley's "I Know a Man," with Jake Marmer
ModPoMinute #89: On Archibald MacLeish's "Arts Poetica," with Michael Doherty
ModPoMinute #88: On Richard Wilbur's "Cottage Street, 1953," with Tracie Morris
ModPoMinute #87: On Robert Frost's "Of a Winter Evening," with Stephen Metcalf & co.
ModPoMinute #86: On Robert Mezey's "A Last Word," with Naomi Mezey and Stephen Metcalf
ModPoMinute #85: On George Oppen's "Discrete Series," with Craig Dworkin
ModPoMinute #84: On a drawing poem by Robert Grenier, with Charles Bernstein
ModPoMinute #83: On Susan Howe's "Melville's Marginalia," with Nancy Kuhl