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When Did Poetry First Spark Your Interest?

Words have always fascinated Pinsky, but it was jazz that led him to poetry.

Understanding or Interpreting?

How is it different to be understood than to be interpreted?

PoemJazz: The Green Piano

Robert Pinsky and friends perform “The Green Piano.”

PoemJazz: His Excuse for Loving

A jazz performance of Ben Jonson’s “His Excuse for Loving.”

Commencement Address by Robert Pinsky

Concord Academy commencement address, June 2012.

Is Hip-Hop Poetry?

The distinction between poetry and rap lyrics lies in the performance.

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