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Distinguished interpreters from all walks of life gather to explore and debate 12 unforgettable American poems. Athletes, poets, musicians, and citizens of all ages join host Elisa New to experience and share the power of poetry.

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Distinguished interpreters from all walks of life gather to explore and debate 12 unforgettable American poems. Athletes, poets, musicians, and citizens of all ages join host Elisa New to experience and share the power of poetry.

    • EPISODE 1

    I Cannot Dance Opon My Toes

    "I cannot dance upon my toes" by Emily Dickinson, featuring Cynthia Nixon, Marie Howe, Yo Yo Ma, Jill Johnson

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    "I cannot dance upon my toes" by Emily Dickinson, featuring Cynthia Nixon, Marie Howe, Yo Yo Ma, Jill Johnson

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    • EPISODE 2

    Fast Break

    "Fast Break" by Edward Hirsch, featuring Shaquille O'Neal, Edward Hirsch, Shane Battier, Pau Gasol, and a chorus of pick-up basketball players

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    "Fast Break" by Edward Hirsch, featuring Shaquille O'Neal, Edward Hirsch, Shane Battier, Pau Gasol, and a chorus of pick-up basketball players

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    • EPISODE 3

    Those Winter Sundays

    "Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden, featuring Vice President Joe Biden, Elizabeth Alexander, Angela Duckworth, and a chorus of working fathers and sons

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    "Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden, featuring Vice President Joe Biden, Elizabeth Alexander, Angela Duckworth, and a chorus of working fathers and sons

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    • EPISODE 4

    Hymmnn and Hum Bom

    "Hymmnn" and "Hum Bom" by Allen Ginsberg, featuring Bono, Juan Felipe Herrera, and a chorus of religious chant practitioners

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    "Hymmnn" and "Hum Bom" by Allen Ginsberg, featuring Bono, Juan Felipe Herrera, and a chorus of religious chant practitioners

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    • EPISODE 5

    Skyscraper

    "Skyscraper" by Carl Sandburg, featuring Frank Gehry, Robert Polito, Zhang Xin, and a chorus of National Student Poets

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    "Skyscraper" by Carl Sandburg, featuring Frank Gehry, Robert Polito, Zhang Xin, and a chorus of National Student Poets

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    • EPISODE 6

    Harlem

    "Harlem" by Langston Hughes, featuring Herbie Hancock, Bill Clinton, Sonia Sanchez, and a chorus of kids at the Harlem Children's Zone

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    "Harlem" by Langston Hughes, featuring Herbie Hancock, Bill Clinton, Sonia Sanchez, and a chorus of kids at the Harlem Children's Zone

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    • EPISODE 7

    Musee des Beaux Arts

    "Musee des Beaux Arts" by W.H. Auden, featuring Samantha Power, Peter Sacks, David Brooks

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    "Musee des Beaux Arts" by W.H. Auden, featuring Samantha Power, Peter Sacks, David Brooks

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    • EPISODE 8

    Shirt

    "Shirt" by Robert Pinsky, featuring Stuart Weitzman, Robert Pinsky, Betty Halbreich, Johnson Hartig, and students at Parsons School of Design

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    "Shirt" by Robert Pinsky, featuring Stuart Weitzman, Robert Pinsky, Betty Halbreich, Johnson Hartig, and students at Parsons School of Design

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    • EPISODE 9

    To Prisoners

    "To Prisoners" by Gwendolyn Brooks, featuring Anna Deveare Smith, John McCain, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Li-Young Lee, and Innocence Project Exonerees

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    "To Prisoners" by Gwendolyn Brooks, featuring Anna Deveare Smith, John McCain, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Li-Young Lee, and Innocence Project Exonerees

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    • EPISODE 10

    The Gray Heron

    "The Gray Heron" by Galway Kinnell, featuring E.O. Wilson, Robert Hass, Laura McPhee, and young naturalists at the Massachusetts Audubon Society

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    "The Gray Heron" by Galway Kinnell, featuring E.O. Wilson, Robert Hass, Laura McPhee, and young naturalists at the Massachusetts Audubon Society

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    • EPISODE 11

    New York State of Mind

    "New York State of Mind" by Nas, featuring Nas, Steve Stoute, Ben Horowitz, Salamishah Tillet, and a chorus of hip hop heads

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    "New York State of Mind" by Nas, featuring Nas, Steve Stoute, Ben Horowitz, Salamishah Tillet, and a chorus of hip hop heads

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    • EPISODE 12

    The New Colossus

    "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, featuring Regina Spector, Duy Doan, Randi Weingarten, David Rubenstein, and Cristina Jimenez.

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    "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, featuring Regina Spector, Duy Doan, Randi Weingarten, David Rubenstein, and Cristina Jimenez.

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