The Slowdown

By American Public Media

What's The Slowdown about?

Host Ada Limón delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. In just one turn of phrase, poetry can anchor us, or shift a moment, a day, or even a whole life. Join us for a poem and a moment of reflection in one short episode, every weekday. Produced by American Public Media in partnership with The Poetry Foundation.

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709: Work Song


Today’s poem is Work Song by Dawn Lundy Martin.

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