Posts Tagged: Poetry Foundation

The Heat of Autumn by Jane Hirshfield

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Poem by Jane Hirshfield (reading by Flora Coker)

Animation by Adam Deniston for the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Everywhere series

En la calle San Sebastian by Martín Espada

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Poem and reading by Martín Espada

Animation by Kwok Tung Shuen for the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Everywhere series

Spacebar by Heather McHugh

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http://youtu.be/1sXiMz9q1TI

Poem and reading by Heather McHugh

Animation by Braulio Garcia for the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Everywhere series

Snowmen by Agha Shahid Ali

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http://youtu.be/H4qk62qcG9w

Poem by Agha Shahid Ali (reading by Carl Hancock Rux) — text here

Animation by Kyle Jenkins for the Poetry Foundations’ Poetry Everywhere series

A posthumous volume of Ali’s collected poems, The Veiled Suite, has just been released. He was a master who died much too young. As for the video, I’m not sure it adds anything to the poem or not.