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8:05 am
Wed November 5, 2008

New Letters on the Air: The Elegy

With a nod to the Day of the Dead, this program looks at the poetic form that honors death?the elegy. It features elegiac poets, Stanley Plumly and Patricia Clark.

Kansas City, MO – This program features elegiac poets, Stanley Plumly (author of Now that My Father Lies Down Beside Me) and Patricia Clark (My Father on a Bicycle), who talk about how poetry lifts the lament to the level of celebration. They include readings from favorite elegies and a discussion of what separates them from country music lyrics.



Listen here until November 19, 2008.


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