Poet Tony Hoagland Explores Species’ ‘Romantic Moments’

BY Tom LeGro  February 14, 2012 at 3:21 PM EST

In honor of Valentine’s Day, poet Tony Hoagland reads “Romantic Moment,” a poem about a man and woman who have just watched a nature documentary on a date and how their expressions of affection stack up against those of leopard frogs, chimpanzees, penguins and other animals.

Read the full transcript here.



Learn more about Tony Hoagland at PoetryFoundation.org

Tony Hoagland

BY Tom LeGro  February 14, 2012 at 3:21 PM EST

In honor of Valentine’s Day, poet Tony Hoagland reads “Romantic Moment,” a poem about a man and woman who have just watched a nature documentary on a date and how their expressions of affection stack up against those of leopard frogs, chimpanzees, penguins and other animals.



Transcript: Poet Tony Hoagland Explores Species’ ‘Romantic Moments’

Learn more about Tony Hoagland at PoetryFoundation.org