The Poetry Minute on KUAF

April is National Poetry Month, and KUAF and the University of Arkansas Press have partnered to celebrate. All month long, listen for the daily Poetry Minute, which will showcase 30 members of the northwest Arkansas community reading their favorite poems and explaining their selections. Expect to hear some old favorites and discover new voices from friends of the University of Arkansas Press.

Air times:

Weekdays at 6:50 a.m., 8:50 a.m., 3:18 p.m., 5:18 p.m. and during the daily edition of Ozarks at Large.

Each day's Poetry Minute will also be archived here.

Poetry Minute for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Apr 29, 2015

Today's poetry minute features acclaimed poet Jo McDougall reading Miller Williams's poem "Showing Symptoms She first Tries to Fix Herself in the Minds of Her Children." 

Poetry Minute for Monday, April 27, 2015

Apr 27, 2015

  Today's poetry minute is Maylon Rice reading an excerpt from Mother Goose of the Ozarks by Ray Wood and "House By the Side of the Road" by Sam Walter Foss. Rice has more than 40 years experience working as a newspaper reporter, editor and columnist.

Poetry Minute for Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr 26, 2015

In today's Poetry Minute, Lolly Greenwood reads "The Turkey Shot Out of the Oven" by Jack Prelutsky.

Poetry Minute for Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr 25, 2015

In today's Poetry Minute, Katy Henriksen reads an excerpt of "Deep Step Come Shining" by C.D. Wright.

Poetry Minute for Friday, April 24, 2015

Apr 24, 2015

In today's Poetry Minute, we hear Dick Bennett from the Omni Center for Peace, Justice and Equality read "Paper Lanterns" by Gerald Sloan.

Poetry Minute for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Apr 23, 2015
Pete Hartman

In today's Poetry Minute, we hear from Elizabeth Quinn, reading "Hunt" by Chloe Honum.

Poetry Minute for Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Apr 22, 2015

In today's Poetry Minute, we hear from Geoffrey Brock, reading "Variations For Two Pianos" by Donald Justice.

Poetry Minute for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Apr 21, 2015
Pete Hartman

In today's Poetry Minute, we hear from Ellen Compton, who reads "Spring and All" by William Carlos Williams.

Poetry Minute for Monday, April 20, 2015

Apr 20, 2015

"Chaplinesque" by Hart Crane is the selection for today's Poetry Minute, which is read by Leo Mazow, a professor of art at the University of Arkansas.

Poetry Minute for Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr 19, 2015

Cat Donnelly reads "What to Tell The Girl" by Ashley Anna McHugh in today's Poetry Minute.

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