Poets laureate talk about their art
Broadcast: Midmorning, 05/13/2009, 9:06 a.m.
Two poet laureates talk about the art of the poem. Robert Pinsky shares his favorite poems to read aloud, and the music of verse. Rita Dove joins Kerri Miller on the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater for Talking Volumes.
- Robert Pinsky: Poet Laureate of the United States from 1997-2000. His most recent edited anthology is "An Invitation to Poetry."
- Rita Dove: Poet Laureate of the United States from 1993-1995. Dove's latest work is a book-length lyric narrative, "Sonata Mulattica."