November 25, 2020
Topic: Louise Gluck
Host: Linda and Amory
Poems: "New World" and "Matins"
Recorded: November 21, 2020
Our first two-parter!
When Louise Gluck won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2020, the NYT recognized that many were unfamiliar with her work. One of their writers posted five poems, from five different collections, to introduce her. Linda shares a brief Gluck bio and Amory introduces two poems.
In Part 2 Poetry Club discusses Gluck's poem "Parable of the Hostages"
November 7, 2020
Poet: Charles Bukowski, b.1920- d.1994
Book: What Matters Most Is How Well You Walk Through the Fire, Published June 1st, 2002 by Ecco Press (first published June 5th, 1999), Paperback, 416 pages
ISBN: 1574231057 (ISBN13: 9781574231052)
Poems Discussed: "The Mice", "The 12 Hour Night", and a video feature available here: Tom Waits reads "Nirvana" by Charles Bukowski https://youtu.be/W-vdPkESLZs
Shannon hosts a discussion on Charles Bukowski, one of her favorites, who she claims carried her through a tough time. To find out why, click to listen.