Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks I, Galway Kinnell; Galway Kinnell reads Wait
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Pulitzer prize-winning poet, Galway Kinnell, reads "Wait," a poem he wrote for student who was thinking about suicide after a love affair gone wrong. Approximate date: 1988
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- Poetry Breaks
- Poetry Breaks I, Galway Kinnell
- Program Number
Galway Kinnell reads Wait
- Series Description
2-5 minute filler programs with New England area writers reading their poetry. Poets include Martin Espada, Galway Kinnell, Sharon Olds. Series release date: 1988
- Program Description
Galway Kinnell introduces and reads his poems at his farmhouse in Vermont. The following poems were mastered for broadcast and general distribution, and appear on the master tapes with and without Poetry Breaks logo and copyright: “Wait” “TV Commercials” “Daybreak” “Prayer” “How Many Nights” “Saint Francis and the Sow” “After Making Love We Hear Footsteps” “Kissing the Toad”
Multiple takes of those poems appear on the source tapes of original footage. The following poems are also included on the source tapes: excerpts from “Middle of the Way” “Last Songs” “Crying” “Eating Blackberries” “The Grey Heron” “In Fields of Summer”
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Kinnell, Galway, 1927-
- Poetry reading
- Oral interpretation of poetry
- Performance in a Studio
- Publication Information
- WGBH Educational Foundation
- Chicago: “Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks I, Galway Kinnell; Galway Kinnell reads Wait,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1DEDE11ACFC04364B9734CAFBE6EA98C.
- MLA: “Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks I, Galway Kinnell; Galway Kinnell reads Wait.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1DEDE11ACFC04364B9734CAFBE6EA98C>.
- APA: Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks I, Galway Kinnell; Galway Kinnell reads Wait. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1DEDE11ACFC04364B9734CAFBE6EA98C