Aired 5 months ago 6:05
kava akhbar Discussed on TED Talks Daily
TED Talks Daily
Aired 5 months ago 6:04
"A Bird Made of Birds" | Sarah Kay
"The universe has already written the poem you were planning on writing," says Sarah Kay, quoting her friend, poet Kaveh Akbar. Performing "A Bird Made of Birds," she shares how and where she finds poetry. (Kay is also the host of TED's podcast "Sincerely, X." Listen on the Luminary podcast app at luminary.link/ted)
Aired 1 year ago 29:07
Kaveh Akbar Reads Ellen Bryant Voigt
Kaveh Akbar joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Ellen BryantÂ Voigtâ€™sÂ poem "Groundhog" and hisÂ own poem "What Use is Knowing Anything If No One Is Around".Â Akbar is the author of the poetry collection â€œCalling a Wolf a Wolf,â€Â as well as the recipient of a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent RosenbergÂ PoetryÂ Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize,Â andÂ theÂ 2018 Levis Reading Prize.
Aired 1 year ago 67:15
Kaveh Akbar vs. Bewilderment
Danez and Franny dive deep with Divedapper creator, poet, professor, and voracious reader Kaveh Akhbar. The squad talks Twitter, trees, memorizing poems while in love, and the Milwaukee Bucks, plus much more.