Sandburg Tonight, Awesome

I listened to the one hour program on Sandburg on Friday evening and it repeats tonight at 7 PM on KCME, which you can also stream on KCME Radio on your computer. The program is totally awesome, including excellent background info on Sandburg, him reading his poems at the Library of Congress, selections from his American Song Bag, songs he collected as spoken or sung to him by people all across America — a chorale group singing some of his poetry, also the song 100 miles from the American Song Bag, and yours truly, interviewed about his poetry and I recite one of Sandburg’s poems. The program is one hour and I am in the second half. I encourage you to listen to the whole hour, it is wonderful.

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About Ciletti

Jim Ciletti, an award winning poet, filmmaker, and author, is the 2010-2012, Poet Laureate of the Pikes Peak region, and for 41 years, poet-in-residence for the Orme School Fine Arts Festival. Jim gives many workshops on the writing and performance of poetry, and makes poetry house calls to create personal poetry events. Ciletti loves everything Italian, including cooking for family and friends, and loves to plant garlic, make homemade wine, and eating peaches and plums. "Everyday is Christmas, but you don't always get everything you ask for. Sometimes more. Poetry celebrates life."
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