Poetry in Song

Car Solomon, Patti Smith, Allen Ginsburg, William Burroughs
by Corny O'Connell | 04/03/2024 | 5:00am

Carl Solomon, Patti Smith, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs (Wikimedia)

National Poetry Month is here
Shift your brain into high gear
Ponder a song that was ere a poem
Plenty to choose, I'm sure you know 'em
In the comments have them arrayed
After nine you'll hear some played

Hear your requests weekdays after 9 a.m.
Today's set:

The Smiths "Cemetry Gates"
William Shakespeare Richard III

Lana Del Rey "Body Electric"
Walt Whitman The Body Electric

Joni Mitchell "Slouching Towards Bethlehem"
William Butler Yeats The Second Coming

The Byrds "The Bells of Rhymney"
Idris Davies The Bells of Rhymney

Weekdays at Noon

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