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Poet Phil Kaye on his grandfather, traditional masculinity

Clip: 10/18/2018 | 3m 33s

Phil Kaye is a Japanese-American poet and filmmaker and co-director of “Project Voice,” an organization that partners with schools to bring poetry into the classroom. He shares one of his poems, “Surplus,” for a brief but spectacular take on his grandfather, Cheerful Al, and the limitations of "traditional masculinity." Kaye's latest book Date & Time is available now.

Aired: 10/18/18

Rating: NR

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