Fine Poetry Podcast, Episode 14

The first in a series of episodes in which I flip through my previous notebooks, starting with the oldest. There is much to discover! The first notebook I filled. It holds drafts for my first novel, written from when I was 12 to when I was 16.   A map from my first novel in…

Fine Poetry Podcast, Episode 13

Hi everyone, this week, I am not reading a poem. Instead, I talk about some things that help me feel okay while the world is navigating a global pandemic. To share your strategies, you can always tweet about the podcast using #FinePoetryPod. You can find me on Twitter @FinaStarGuard. As always, the podcast is available…

Fine Poetry Podcast, Episode 12

Last week's episode featured the poem "Etiquette" by Christina Thatcher from her collection More Than You Were.  As always, you can find the podcast on podbean or by searching for Fine Poetry Podcast on Apple Podcasts.   Source: Thatcher, Christina. More Than You Were. Parthian, 2017. Available here.   You can find Christina on Twitter…

Fine Poetry Podcast, Episode 11

Easter episode! I read "Osterspaziergang" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, both in German and in the English translation, and talk about finding peace and joy in these... ridiculous times. You can find the episode on podbean, Apple Podcasts, or your podcatcher of choice.  Osterspaziergang Vom Eise befreit sind Strom und Bäche durch des Frühlings holden,…

Fine Poetry Podcast, Episode 10

In this episode, I engage with listener feedback and read one of my own poems. You can find the episode on podbean or Apple Podcasts.    "Marbles" by me, Josefine Stargardt.   Marbles When I last saw you I took the words you gave me, caught them in the shallow bowls of my palms. Now…