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 Monday, April 13, 2015

Apr 13, 2015
Pete Hartman

In today's Poetry Minute, we hear from Margot Jackson reading "What the Living Do" by Marie Howe.

Poetry Minute for Sunday, April 12, 2015

Apr 12, 2015
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For today's Poetry Minute, David Joliffe reads "In Response to a Rumor That the Oldest Whorehouse in Wheeling, West Virginia Has Been Condemned," a poem by James Wright. 

Pete Hartman

Today's Poetry Minute features Pat Carr reading "Not Waving but Drowning" by Stevie Smith.

Poetry Minute for Friday, April 10, 2015

Apr 10, 2015
Pete Hartman

Today's Poetry Minute features Robert Cochran reading "In Place of a Curse" by John Ciardi.

Poetry Minute for Thursday, April 9, 2015

Apr 9, 2015
Pete Hartman

Lioneld Jordan reads "Be the Best of Whatever You Are" by Douglas Malloch in today's Poetry Minute.