"Poetry always remembers that it was an oral art before it was a written art. It remembers that it was first song.” --Luis Borges
From Slams to the Sublime
Malcolm London reads his poem, "Never Too Late"
Poet Mary Oliver reads her poem, "Night and the River"
"An Irish Airman Foresees His Death," by William Butler Yeats (with critical material following)
"Shirt," by Robert Pinsky, read by the poet and by guests Herbie Hancock, Kate Burton, Elisa New, et. al.
"Typography," poem by Taylor Mali, Video by Ronnie Bruce
Voices for Choice 2013 - Sir Patrick Stewart reads George Szirtes' poem 'The Matrix Reloaded'
"Monophobia: The Fear of Being Alone," by Fatimah Asghar, at the 2013 National Poetry Slam in Cambridge, MA.
Ted Kooser, "Pearl," Dodge Poetry Festival, 2008
"World's Tallest Hill," by Lauren Zuniga at the December 3, 2013 Soap Boxing Slam.
T.S. Eliot, "The Hollow Men," TheEUProject
T. Miller, "Us -- Black Women," at the Black Poet Society of Michigan State University
Seamus Heaney, "Digging"
Sam Cook, "Flatland," a performance at the Soap Boxing Poetry Slam
Stanley Kunitz, "Touch Me." A reading.
Billy Collins reads "The Lanyard"
Maya Angelou reads her poem, "Amd Stil I Rise."
Mike Taylor, "Thinking About You," National Poetry Slam Regional Finals, San Francisco