Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday's Three on Poetry

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.

Cortney Lamar Charleston Profiles Online: Cave Canem, Connotation Press, and Poetry Foundation

✭ 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).

✭ 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":

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