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Poetry Sunday

WCAI airs a poem from a local poet every Sunday at 8:35.  

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Poetry Sunday: Egan Millard

Jul 26, 2020

Egan Millard reads the poem, "Self-Portrait as Ardea herodias."

Poetry Sunday: Leslie Paolucci

Jul 19, 2020

Leslie Paolucci reads her poem, "Race Point."

Poetry Sunday: William Fields

Jul 12, 2020

William Fields reads his poem, "The Sea."

Poetry Sunday: Jon Hare

Jul 5, 2020

Jon Hare reads his haiku sequence. 

Poetry Sunday: Genevieve Abbot

Jun 28, 2020

Genevieve Abbot reads her poem, "Early Garden."


Poetry Sunday: Jeanne Radigan

Jun 21, 2020

Jeanne Radigan reads her poem, "Sounds of Silence."

Poetry Sunday: Hannah Mahoney

Jun 14, 2020

Hannah Mahoney reads her poem, "The Island."

Poetry Sunday: Lucy Young

Jun 7, 2020

Lucy Young reads her poem, "It's Summer."

Poetry Sunday: Christian Holleck

May 31, 2020

Christian Holleck reads his poem, "Bienvenidos."

Matthew Sheehan reads his unnamed poem. 

Poetry Sunday: Pam Rimington

May 17, 2020

Pam Rimington reads her poem, "Writing about summer, in winter."

Poetry Sunday: Ted Box

May 10, 2020

Ted Box reads his unnamed poem.

Poetry Sunday: Jillian Entenman

May 3, 2020

Jillian Entenman reads her poem, "One Day."

Jen Brown

April is National Poetry Month. On The Point, we welcome three poet guests, including Justen Ahren, Martha's Vineyard Poet Laureate.

Ahren has a new collection of poems called A Machine for Remembering, and a new album. He talks about inspirations for the album: a piano that briefly was stored at his house, and migrants whom he assisted that are living in a Greek refugee camp. 

Poetry Sunday: Ruth Smullin

Apr 26, 2020

Ruth Smullin reads her poem, "At the Railroad Station: Monument Beach."

Poetry Sunday: Joan Wick-Pelletier

Apr 19, 2020

Joan Wick-Pelletier reads her poem, "Tears."

Poetry Sunday: Justen Ahren

Apr 12, 2020

Justen Ahren reads his poem, "Quarantine."

Poetry Sunday: Maggie Cleveland

Apr 5, 2020

Maggie Cleveland reads her poem, "All of the birds in Vermont."

Lorna Knowles Blake reads her poem, "Seasonal Aubade."

Poetry Sunday: Barry Hellman

Mar 22, 2020

Barry Hellman reads his poem, "When My Father Left."

Poetry Sunday: Stan Werlin

Mar 15, 2020

Stan Werlin reads his poem, "Pitcher."

Poetry Sunday: Leslie Paolucci

Mar 8, 2020

Leslie Paolucci reads her poem, "Tarpaulin Cove."

Poetry Sunday: Lanny McDowell

Mar 1, 2020

Lanny McDowell reads his poem, "Basement Walls."

Poetry Sunday: Lynne Viti

Feb 23, 2020

Lynne Viti reads her poem, "Walking at Day's End."

Poetry Sunday: Al Starkey

Feb 16, 2020

Al Starkey reads his poem, "When the Bow Breaks."