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A poet’s take on looking to language for ‘radical hope’

Clip: 12/18/2018 | 3m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

In this digital and divided society, it can often seem that language is used primarily to deliver criticism and express rage. But poet Ada Limón shares her humble opinion on why she sees people turning to poetry for language that reflects nuance, mystery and even “radical hope.”

Aired: 12/18/18

Rating: NR

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