Today, Thursday's Three offers audio recordings of a selection of poems.
✭ Cortney Lamar Charleston reads "Devotion" for the March 2017 Poetry magazine podcast:
Charleston's debut collection Teleopathologies (Saturnalia Books), published last month, received the 2016 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize.
✭ Layli Long Soldier reads "Irony" (from WHEREAS: Poems) for the Academy of American Poets:
Long Soldier is he author of the chapbook Chromosomory (Q Ave Press, 2010) and the collection WHEREAS (Graywolf Press, 2017).
Layli Long Soldier Profiles Online: Academy of American Poets, Brown University, Graywolf Press, Native Arts & Cultures, and Whiting Foundation
✭ Actor Benedict Cumberbatch reads a selection of poems: Shakespeare's "The Seven Ages of Man", Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky", Dante's "Divine Comedy", Keats's "Ode to a Nightingale", and Samual Taylor Coleridge's "Kubla Khan":