Wordplay

Wordplay: Counterman

by on 2018-03-27

Welcome to Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! Enjoy these seven poems in this week’s episode titled, Counterman. – Counterman, by Paul Violi – Poetry Reading, by Szymborska – Interiors, by Stephen Dunn – Cat in an Empty Apartment, by Szymborska – Appeal to the Grammarians, by Violi – Some Like Poetry, by Szymborska […]

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Wordplay: Corned Beef

by on 2018-03-16

Welcome to Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! In honor of St. Patrick’s Say, this week’s episode is named after one of the holiday’s staple foods: corned beef. – Genetics, by Sinead Morrissey – When You Are Old, by Yeats – Genealogy, by Gail Mazur – The Lake Isle of Innisfree, by Yeats – […]

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Wordplay: Helicon

by on 2018-02-16

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! This week’s episode titles “Helicon” features these six poems:  - Helicon, by Seamus Heaney – Abandoned Farmhouse, by Ted Kooser – No Angel, Dorianne Laux – Book Signing, James Tate – Thirty Five, Sharon Olds – The Statue, Billy Collins

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Wordplay: Haggis

by on 2018-02-13

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! Haggis isn’t just the name of this weeks’ Wordplay. Find out exactly what it is and enjoy these poems: – Haggis Poem, by Monty Python – Monet Refuses the Operation, by Lisel Mueller – Highway Hypothesis, by Maxine Kumin – Litany, by Billy Collins – A […]

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Wordplay: Small Malibus

by on 2018-01-27

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! This week’s episode is titled Small Malibus and features these six poems: – Moving to Malibu, by Mary Stilwell – What I Gave the 20th Century, by Kevin Prufer – The Flower – Fed Buffaloes, by Vachel Lindsay – The Imagined, by Stephen Dunn – Number […]

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Wordplay: Riveted

by on 2018-01-22

In this week’s edition of Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue, a riveting set of poems: – August, by John Updike – The Bad Muse, by Lawrence Raab – At Home, by Josh Mehegan – Ordnance on Arrival, by Robyn Sirah – Slum Lords, by John Updike

Wordplay: Litany

by on 2018-01-17

George Bilgere and John Donoghue have a litany of poems to share with you, in this week’s episode of Wordplay, titled Litany. Enjoy! – Lending Books, by Hal Sirowitz – Litany of the Desk Drawer, by Barbara Crooker – Contributor’s Note, Don Marquis – Why I Married a Chemist, by Barbara Crooker – Corn, by […]

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Wordplay: Updike

by on 2017-12-23

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! Get into the holiday spirit with this week’s episode titled Christmas, featuring these five poems: – The Oxen, by Thomas Hardy – Christmas Letter, by James Tate – Running Around the House, by Tim Nolan – Seagulls, by Louis Jenkins – Poem in my Boot, by […]

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Wordplay: Updike

by on 2017-12-21

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! Enjoy the sound of poetry with these five feature poems, this week: – Neutrinos, by John Updike – The Arm, by Stephen Dunne – Famous, by Naomi Shihab Nye – Earl, by Louis Jenkins – Mrs. Darwin, by Carol Ann Duffy

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Wordplay: Seeing Stars

by on 2017-12-12

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue. Five solid poems grace this week’s lineup: – The Fall, by Linda Pastan – The English Astronaut, by Simon Armitage – The Poets Eye, by Lawrence Ferlinghetti – Seeing Stars, by Simon Armitage – The Design Room He Said, by John Donoghue  

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