Wordplay

Wordplay: Hoagland

by on 2018-11-03

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! Enjoy another rousing rendition of the sound of poetry with this week’s show: Hoagland. And as you could probably guess, this week’s playlist features several poems by Tony Hoagland. -Windchime, by Tony Hoagland -The New Criticism, by Paul Hostosky -At the Galleria, by Tony Hoagland -Heritage, […]

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Wordplay: Smoking

by on 2018-10-17

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! This week’s episode is so hot that it’s “Smoking.” Enjoy these seven fire poems… – The Present, by Dana Gioia – Field Guide, by Tony Hoagland – A Little Triggeration, by Nick Kuhar – The Presence, by Maxine Kumin – Old Flame, by Sarah Freeley – […]

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Wordplay: Mechanical Bird

by on 2018-10-10

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! This week, seven marvelous poems make an appearance on this week’s episode, Mechanical Bird. – Beginning line of The Waste Land, by T.S. Eliot – The Summer Camp Bus Pulls Away from the Curb, by Sharon Olds – On Heaven, by Louis Jenkins – The Difference […]

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Wordplay: Ideal Reader

by on 2018-10-05

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! Goerge and John are looking for some ideal listeners for the latest episode of Wordplay, Ideal Reader. The show includes these seven poems… – Outline for Memoir, Thomas Lux – My Ideal Reader, Ted Kooser – Two Visits in One Day, Hal Sirowitz – High School […]

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Wordplay: Lawn Mower

by on 2018-09-21

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! This week’s episode Lawn Mower features these six poems… – Intrigue in the Trees, by John Martin – Red Never Lasts, by Anna Kugelvey – To My Favorite 17 Year Old High School Girl, by Billy Collins – Know Something, by Ron Padgett – Ordinance Upon […]

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Wordplay: Camembert

by on 2018-09-14

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! Camembert is more than a type of cheese in this week’s wordplay. Here’s the playlist… – Happiness, by Paul Hostovsky – Refrigerator Poem, by Paul Hostovsky – Pickles, by Connie Wanek – Oh, Camembert, by Alison Woods – Molecules, by Ron Padgett – Chocolate Milk, by […]

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Wordplay: Priest Turns Therapist

by on 2018-09-07

This is Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! Check out the first episode for the fall of 2018, Priest Turns Therapist, featuring these seven poems… -Football, by Louis Jenkins -Playboy, by Tony Hoagland -The People of the Other Village, by Thomas Lux -Dinner Guest, by Tony Hoagland -Good Bones, by Kay Ryan -The Poem […]

Wordplay: Haint

by on 2018-04-30

Welcome to Wordplay with George Bilgere and John Donoghue! This week’s episode, Haint, features a solid list of six poems for your listening pleasure. Sit back relax and enjoy! – Crait, by Thomas Lux – Ithaka, by C.P. Cavafy – The Trees, by Philip Larkin – Akron at Night, by Terry Ellen Cross Davis – […]

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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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