Sunday, July 24, 2022

Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee (July 24, 2022)

It's Sunday again and time for another good session of Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee, which is a casual weekly meeting wherein I read good poems by other people while we all drink coffee. Happy Birthday to my mother a few days ago! 

Poems read:

  • The Tempest by Roberto Carlos Garcia (from LatiNEXT: BreakBeat Poets, Vol. 4)
  • Dried Flowers by Daniel Mosaenko (from Poetry, January 2022)
  • Fisherman’s Son by Chris La Tray (from his book One-Sentence Journal)
  • Rental Property by Ann Tweedy (from her book A Registry of Survival)
  • In one battle by Imamu Amiri Baraka (from The Black Poets, edited by Dudley Randall)
  • Sad Math by Mike Owens (from Best American Poetry 2018)
  • Silver Spoon Ode by Sharon Olds (from Best American Poetry 2018)
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Sunday, July 17, 2022

Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee (July 17, 2022)

Every Sunday, I read good poems by other people while we all drink coffee. This week we celebrate the naming of the new United States Poet Laureate, Ada Limón. Thanks for listening. If you have a poem or a poet whose work you'd like to hear, message me at erintpringle[at]gmail.com, and I'll add it to next week's lineup. Cheers!

Poems read:

  • Portrait and Shadow by Andrés Cerpa (LatiNEXT: Break Beat Poets, Vol. 4)
  • For the Record by Naomi Ayala (LatiNEXT: Break Beat Poets, Vol. 4)
  • Beneath the Trailer by Tina Mozelle Braziel (from her book Known by Salt)
  • No Cause for Prediction by Tina Mozelle Braziel (from her book Known by Salt)
  • What It Looks Like to Us and the Words We Use by Ada Limón (Poetry Foundation)
  • Late Summer After a Panic Attack by Ada Limón (Poetry Foundation)

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Sunday, July 10, 2022

Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee (July 10, 2022)

We have reached into July, it looks like. Welcome to today's session of poetry. Every Sunday, I read good poems by other people while we all drink coffee. Thanks for joining me.

Poems read:

  • Swimming Lessons by Daniel Halpern (from his book Foreign Neon)
  • Nights & Days by Adrienne Rich (from her book The Dream of a Common Language)
  • Forward & Reverse by m.l. smoker (from her book Another Attempt at Rescue)
  • Hash Marks by Nikky Finney (from her book Head Off & Split)
  • Elegy by Lena Tuffaha (from the anthology Halal if You Hear Me, the Break Beat Poets Vol. 3)
  • II. by Wendell Berry (Sabbath Poems 2014, from his book A Small Porch)

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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee (July 3, 2022)

A new month, a new session of Wake to Words and Brew Some Coffee. Cheers!

 

  • I Was in a Hurry by Dunya Mikhail (from her book The War Works Hard, trans. by Elizabeth Winslow)
  • Poem in a Trance by C.D. Wright (from her book Shallcross)
  • Poem with a Missing Pilot by C.D. Wright (from her book Shallcross)
  • Everything Natalie by Arielle Greenberg (from her book My Kafka Century)
  • There Are No Honest Poems About Dead Women by Audre Lorde
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