“One Poem A Day Won’t Kill You” Schedule (UPDATED)

Poems air on Morning Edition at approximately 6:25 and 7:25, and at the end of the KRBD Evening Report (approximately 5:45 pm).  Poems also air during locally-hosted music programs.  Audio of the poems will be posted below after airing.

April 1st – Clare Bennett reads “Introduction to Poetry” by Billie Collins  POEM1_ClareBennett

April 2nd – Emily Tabor recites an M.K. Foster poem, “Another Name for Autopsy” POEM2_EmilyTabor

April 3rd – Ed Klein reads a poem written by his daughter, Frances, entitled, “Secret Identities” POEM3_EdKlein

April 4th – Deborah Hayden reads “For Anne Gregory” by William Butler Yeats POEM4_DeborahHayden

April 5th – Arts Council staff reads “Today” by Billy Collins POEM5_KAAHC

April 6th – Janalee Gage reads “No Difference” by Shel Silverstein POEM6_JanaleeGage

April 7th – Rebekka Esbjornson reads a section of her prose poem entitled “Sisters” POEM7_RebeccaEsbjornsen

April 8th – Charlotte Glover reads “Surprise” by Carrie Fountain POEM8_CharlotteGlover

April 9th – Alan Rockwood read a poem George Pasley wrote as he was leaving Ketchikan POEM9_AlanRockwood

April 10th – Cameo McRoberts shares a poem she wrote, “The Beds We’ve Made.” POEM10_CameoMcRoberts

April 11th – Karen Peterson reads “Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich” by Adam Rex POEM11_KarenPeterson

April 12th – Lois Munch reads Dr. Seuss inspired verse in honor of librarians POEM12_LoisMunch

April 13th – Tim Boyle reads “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost POEM13_TimBoyle

April 14th – Rebecca Jackson reads “Superbly Situated” by Robert Hershon POEM14_RebeccaJackson

April 15th – Valerie Brooks reads “Spider Poem” (author unknown) POEM15_ValerieBrooks

April 16th – Rebecca Valentine reads her poem, “Winter” POEM16_RebeccaValentine

April 17th – Mike Rautenberg reads “The Country” by Billy Collins POEM17_MikeRautenberg

April 18th – Victoria McDonald reads “Courage” by Edna St. Vincent Millay POEM18_VictoriaMcDonald

April 19th – Doug Rhodes reads his poem, “Tattoos” POEM19_DougRhodes

April 20th – Shellie Tabb reads a poem she wrote entitled “For My Children” POEM20_ShellieTabb

April 21st – Terri Burr reads a poem in Shmˈalgyack entitled “Gadaawhl’t (Go On)”. POEM21_TerriBurr

April 22nd – Pat Tully reads “Pete the Parrot and Shakespeare” by Don Marquis POEM22_PatTully

April 23rd – Hunter Davis read “Beau” by Jimmy Stewart POEM23_HunterDavis

April 24th – Terri Whyte reads “Wynken, Blynken and Nod” by Eugene Field POEM24_TerriWhyte

April 25th – Linda Schrack reads an original poem she wrote in the Haida language POEM25_LindaSchrack

April 26th – Stuart Whyte reads “Richard Cory” by Edward Arlington Robinson POEM26_StuartWhyte

April 27th – Vicki O’Brien reads a poem she wrote while in college entitled “October 26th, 8 a.m.” POEM27_VickieOBrien

April 28th – Cindi Davis reads “The Three Ants” by Kahlil Gibran POEM28_CindiDavis

April 29th – Hope Montessori school students read original verses for a group poem “Ketchikan Is” POEM29_HopeMontessori

April 30th – The final poem is a compilation piece containing segments from all poems that aired this month. POEM30_Compilation