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 on Prospect Street

Apr 28, 2015

Poet Jo McDougal has many connections to Fayetteville. She went to college at the University of Arkansas and returned some time later to get her MFA in creative writing. She returns again this evening to read from her latest collection In the Home of the Famous Dead at Nightbird Books. She will showcase poems with a place in the town as well as a couple from her mentor and friend the late Miller Williams.

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.

The accomplished poet presents the title work from her fourth book, "Facts About the Moon."

The poet discusses why she began writing poetry and reads A Short History of the Apple.

MUSIC: "11, 12 & 13" David Holmes