Poetry Unbound: 50 Poems to Open Your World (MP3 CD)

Poetry Unbound: 50 Poems to Open Your World By Pádraig Ó. Tuama, Pádraig Ó. Tuama (Read by) Cover Image

Poetry Unbound: 50 Poems to Open Your World (MP3 CD)

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In the tumult of our contemporary moment, poetry has emerged as an inviting, consoling outlet with a unique power to move and connect us, to inspire fury, tears, joy, laughter, and surprise. This generous anthology pairs fifty illuminating poems with poet and podcast host P draig Tuama's appealing, unhurried reflections. With keen insight and warm personal anecdotes, Tuama considers each poem's artistry and explores how its meaning can reach into our own lives. Focusing mainly on poets writing today, Tuama engages with a diverse array of voices that includes Ada Lim n, Ilya Kaminsky, Margaret Atwood, Ocean Vuong, Layli Long Soldier, and Reginald Dwayne Betts. Natasha Trethewey meditates on miscegenation and Mississippi; Raymond Antrobus makes poetry out of the questions shot at him by an immigration officer; Mart n Espada mourns his father; Marie Howe remembers and blesses her mother's body; Aimee Nezhukumatathil offers comfort to her child-self. Through these wide-ranging poems, Tuama guides us on an inspiring journey to reckon with self-acceptance, history, independence, parenthood, identity, joy, and resilience. For anyone who has wanted to try their hand at a conversation with poetry but doesn't know where to start, Poetry Unbound presents a window through which to celebrate the art of being alive.

Product Details ISBN: 9798212401432
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: December 6th, 2022
Language: English