New U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall gives a tour of his New Hampshire farm where he has written poetry for over 30 years. He also reads poems on nature, love and loss, suggests that poetry is becoming more popular and…
Poet Donald Hall reads some of his poems.
Poet Lucille Clifton reads some of her poems.
Free verse poet Lucille Clifton reads "September Songs, A Poem in Seven Days" about the days surrounding Sept. 11, 2001, which included the terrorist attacks and the birth of her granddaughter.
Poet Leonard Cohen reads some of his poems.
Poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has achieved almost iconic status amidst a huge global fan club. His music, which was especially popular in the 70s and 80s, is famous for its emotionally rich and poetic lyrics. His work is…
Claudia Emerson, a professor at the University of Mary Washington, discuses winning the Pulitzer for her book "Late Wife," a compilation of poems about loves lost, marriage and divorce.
Poet Claudia Emerson reads some of her poems.
Poet and Vietnam veteran Wyatt Prunty responds in verse to the NewsHour's broadcast of photos of American soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Poet Wyatt Prunty reads some of his poems.
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