Video of New Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

In this P.O.P (poets on poetry) video on the Academy of American Poets’ site, Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith reads a section from her poem “My God, It’s Full of Stars,” Seamus Heaney’s “Digging,” and discusses whether poetry should address political issues.

10 thoughts on “Video of New Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

  1. Thank you for this Robert. Very timely in these days when I struggle and stumble around my own words. It didn’t really matter whether or not poetry should address political issues… simply to hear Tracy K. Smith reading and talking about the poetry… a gift on a Saturday morning.

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