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

Poems air on Morning Edition at approximately 7:30 am and at the end of the KRBD Evening Report (approximately 5:30 pm).  Poems also air during hosted music programs.

April 1 – Doug Rhodes reads a poem he wrote titled “Fisherman Workout.”

April 1st – Doug Rhodes

April 2 – Bill Rotecki reads “Monet Refuses the Operation” by Lisel Mueller.

April 2nd – Bill Rotecki

April 3 – Payton McCoy recites “Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost.

April 3rd – Payton McCoy

April 4 – Eric Stone reads a poem by Dave Kiffer – “Postcards From a Simpler Time.”

April 4th – Eric Stone

April 5 – Valerie Brooks reads “Things We Carry On the Sea” by Wang Ping.

April 5th – Valerie Brooks

April 6 – Jessica Mills Clark reads J. Ellen Clark’s poem “Take Me With You.”

April 6th – Jessica Mills Clark

April 7 – Kyleigh McCoy reads Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.”

April 7th – Kyleigh McCoy

April 8 – Tim Boyle reads two short poems by Gary Snyder – “Enjoy the Day” and “To the Liking of Salmon.”

April 8th – Tim Boyle

April 9 – Karen Petersen reads “Sea Fever” by John Masefield.

April 9th – Karen Petersen

April 10 – M.J. Turek reads “The Geologist Takes the Poet Walking” by Mary Harris.

April 10th – M.J. Turek

April 11 – Ray Troll reads a poem he wrote, “Take Me Down.”

April 12 – Maria Dudzak wrote this poem she calls, “First Light.”

April 13 – Maura Odell reads a poem she wrote – “Life is on the Menu.”

April 14 – Erika Jayne Christian reads “No Doctors Today, Thank You” by Ogden Nash.

April 15 – Judith McQuerry reads a poem by George Pasley.

April 16 – Tom Fowler reads his poem, “The 2 o’clock Hour.”

April 17 – Hannah Carson reads “Words” by Dallas Clayton.

April 18 – Sarah Campbell reads “Poetry” by Marianne Moore.

April 19 – Heidi Ekstrand reads “April Has Turned Cold” by Robert Sund.

April 20 – Holly Filyaw sends out this poem to her students – “Hurry, Grandma Hurry” by Jack Prelutsky.

April 21 – Dave Kiffer shares a poem he wrote titled “A City at Rest.”

April 22 – Gai Hooker reads “My Country” by Dorathea Mackellar.

April 23 –  Maggie Freitag reads Mary Oliver’s poem, “I Happened to the Standing.”

April 24 – Halli Kenoyer reads “Old Friends” by Freya Manfred.

April 25 – Stuart Whyte reads Shel Silverstein’s “Messy Room.”

April 26 – Lois Munch reads “My Shadow” by Robert Louis Stevenson.

April 27 – Elizabeth Nelson reads “Kindness” by Naomi Shihab Nye.

April 28 – Phillip Smith reads “The Waking” by Theodore Roethke.

April 29 – Keith Smith reads “The Fall of Rome” by W.H. Auden.

April 30 – A compilation piece containing segments from all poems that aired this month.