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When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd

We’re about to begin April’s National Poetry Month in the U. S., but I’m going to begin celebrating #NPM2018 today...

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Hyacinth Girl

Let us return to that April epic of high-church Modernism. T. S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland.”  Long time listeners will...

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The Road Not Taken

As we continue our celebration of National Poetry Month (#npm2018), today we present one of America’s most loved...

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Madame Sosostris

Look at a picture of T. S. Eliot. Chances are you’ll see a proper English gentleman looking back at you. You might...

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Poetry

Today’s audio piece marks the 200th published by the Parlando Project! Since presenting our first piece, Carl...

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Unreal City

Today we continue our performance of T. S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” as part of our celebration of National Poetry...

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Millay's Spring

Yesterday’s Edward Thomas poem “Thaw” had an irony, he had rooks, a bird used symbolically to represent death, as...

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The Burial of the Dead

Well the rooks were wrong about Winter passing, at least for now.  As much of Minnesota is covered with a foot or...

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Frederick Douglass

Today’s piece uses words by Robert Hayden, who was a 20th Century American poet who often wrote about that essential...

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Visions of Cleopatra

“Jewels and binoculars hang from the head of the mule.” This famous line from T. S. Eliot’s modernist epic “The Waste...

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Dear March

We had a real Minnesota whip-saw this week, the aftermath of a 15-inch snowstorm as the week began and a day in the...

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Rats Alley

Continuing in our #NPM2018 celebrating serialization of “The Waste Land” by T. S. Eliot, it’s come time to perform...

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I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils)

It may be U. S. National Poetry Month, but one can’t deny the impact that English poets have had on poetry,...

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Good Night Ladies

While performing and posting about T. S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” bit by bit this month, have I mentioned enough how...

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My Poor Bagpipes

In search of words to combine with music here, I sometimes find it necessary to translate from other languages....

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Poets to Come

A month ago I began our celebration of the U. S. National Poetry Month with an audio piece using the words of Walt...

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Triad

I find it a wonderful “Parlando – Where Music and Words Meet” co-incidence that one of Christina Rossetti’s sonnets...

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Light

What is lost when poetry is translated? Robert Frost thought it outright: “Poetry  is what is lost in translation.”...

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Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

One way to get experience is to seek it through the directed travel of a pilgrimage. Many religious traditions...

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Reaction to NBA Finals Game 1, another Dunkies rant, and some Spelling Bee thoughts - 6/2/17

On Friday, producer Pete Needy returned from his wedding adventures. We reacted to Golden State's win over Cleveland...

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