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What is Poetry?

From: Hearing Voices
Series: Wandering Jew stories
Length: 03:36

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Sandburg on poetry

Bgpoetry_small Carl Sandburg reads poems and talks poetry, to the (original) music of Skyward.

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Carl Sandburg reads poems and talks poetry, to the (original) music of Skyward.

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This shit rocks the poetry is real deep

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Review of What is Poetry?

When this piece plays on a public radio station, the radio spectrum will be used for what it was originally intended. Golding has taken air and shaped it into art with words and music. He blends the music of Skyward's hypnotic blues guitar with the words of Sandburg. Especially well captured is Sandburg's haunting "Night Bells." The listener is drawn in immediately by the rhythm of the music and the words weaving in and out together. A total experience if one relaxes and listens. Well done piece. This piece would play well at any time of the year, but, of course, is especially apropos for April.

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Review of What is Poetry?

This is a great poem, deeply rooted in the traditions of spoken words poets such as Saul Williams, Jessica Care Moore, and Beau Sia.

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(Original music performed for this radio piece by Skyward)

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