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Poetry off the Shelf Podcast: The Trouble with Spring

Poetry Foundation | Posted 03.24.2017 | Home
Poetry Foundation

Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry docum...

5 Insights on Depression From Someone Who Suffers

Diana Whitney | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Diana Whitney

Here are five writers who have helped me survive -- poets and spiritual teachers, some who have known depression intimately. Use their words as you like. Disregard what doesn't speak to you. This is not a self-improvement program, only a suggested reading list. Ask for help. You are not alone.

Have You Ever Been Happy?

Wendy Bradford | Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

It is a look in when I am almost outside of myself. It is a room buzzing with an air conditioner on a steamy July night. It is a child unable to sleep in her bed, a husband unable to stay awake after work. A laptop on a counter top in an otherwise dark kitchen. It comes when we think it never will.

Poetry Of Loss

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

My grandmother passed away last week, and my family asked if I would read a poem during the service. While I wanted to do it for them, I didn't want to do it.