Series: The Slowdown

Every weekday, Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

500: The Party

Today's poem is The Party by Jason Shinder. This episode originally aired May 1, 2020.

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499: Leaving Tulsa

Today's poem is Leaving Tulsa by Jennifer Elise Foerster.

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News from The Slowdown

An update about the show and a message from Tracy K. Smith.

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