DiscoverSemi-TogetherEp. 66: Poetry That Helps Us Feel It All
Ep. 66: Poetry That Helps Us Feel It All

Ep. 66: Poetry That Helps Us Feel It All

Update: 2022-04-02


As National Poetry Month begins, we discuss the power of poetry to express emotion, read some of our favorite poems, and share what they mean to us. Become a patron of the podcast on Patreon (linked below) and read a couple of poems we’ve written that are close to our hearts.

Gill gives a health update and thanks our people for all of their loving support. Melia reveals what is helping her sleep better after many restless nights.

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Poems that have special meaning for us:

Ithaka, by C.P. Cavafy

[love is more thicker than forget], by e.e. Cummings

Sonnet XVII, by Pablo Neruda 

The Dream Keeper, by Langston Hughes

The Guest House, by Rumi

Singsong, by Rita Dove

The Thing Is, by Ellen Bass

Phenomenal Woman, by Maya Angelou

Those Winter Sundays, by Robert Hayden

We Shake With Joy, by Mary Oliver

Don’t Hesitate, by Mary Oliver

This Be the Verse, by Philip Larkin

The Hill We Climb, by Amanda Gorman

Rollercoaster, by Jasmine Gardosi

Wild Geese, by Mary Oliver

Love Poem, by John Frederick Nims

[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in], by e.e. Cummings

[in Just-] by e.e. Cummings

“Milkshake” poem from the movie Before Sunrise


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Ep. 66: Poetry That Helps Us Feel It All

Ep. 66: Poetry That Helps Us Feel It All

Gillian Burgess & Melia Dicker