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Closet Recordings: Naomi Shihab Nye

For this edition of This is Just To Say, The Closet Recordings, poet and novelist Carrie Fountain reads, “Wedding Cake” by Naomi Shihab Nye.

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Naomi Shihab Nye

In this edition of This Is Just To Say, poet and novelist Carrie Fountain talks with Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye about her writing practice, her role as a teacher and mentor, and about her new book, Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners.

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Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil talks with poet and novelist Carrie Fountain about reclaiming the power, beauty, and wonder of a C-section birth through her poem  “Self-Portrait as C-Section Scar.” They also talk about Nezhukumatathil’s entry point into poetry through the work of Naomi Shihab Nye, and she shares one of her favorite poems, “Eclipse” from poet…

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Kindness

On this special edition of This is Just To Say, poet and novelist Carrie Fountain and KUT’s Rebecca McInroy share Naomi Shihab Nye’s poem “Kindness” and discuss the importance of poetry today.

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