Word & Song by Anthony Esolen
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Isaac and Archibald
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Isaac and Archibald

Edwin Arlington Robinson

This week’s podcast is my reading of a poem of some length, a wistful reminiscence by Edwin Arlington Robinson, who imagines himself as a boy with two old men for friends, Isaac and Archibald, as he looks back upon them from the vantage of grown manhood many years later. Like so many American poems written not all that long ago, “Isaac and Archiba…

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Word & Song by Anthony Esolen
Poetry Aloud
Poetry Aloud will help you learn how to read poetry with your ears. Unlike children with bad table manners, poetry is meant to be heard and not just seen. Join Anthony Esolen every other week (or so) as he introduces and discusses a longish poem and then reads it aloud.