Against the Grain

Making Sense of Poetry

Why does poetry seem so impenetrable to so many of us? Do poets say something and mean something else? Matthew Zapruder talks about what sets poetry apart from other forms of expression; he also suggests ways to approach, read, and get the most out of poems.

Matthew Zapruder, Why Poetry Ecco, 2017

Matthew Zapruder, Father’s Day Copper Canyon Press, 2019

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Biggabush,Lightning HeadIlu Baje13 Faces of Lightning HeadBELIEVE - Tru Thoughts
Dhamaal SoundsystemR/evolutionDhamaal SoundsystemDhamaal SF - Surya Vault Records
Pat MethenyBright Size LifeRarum IX / Selected RecordingsECM Records
Dhamaal SoundsystemR/evolutionDhamaal SoundsystemDhamaal SF - Surya Vault Records
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