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WORDS ON A WIRE: Ire'ne Lara Silva

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Conrad Romo


  Daniel & Ben talk with Ire'ne Lara Silva, author of "Flesh to Bone."  Ire'ne talks about making the leap from being a poet to a fiction writer, and shares a memory of a nightmare from her childhood that inspired her to write.  Ire'ene also explains why her works tend to lean "dark."  She also gives us a preview of her upcoming poetry project about diabetes & healing.  

This week's Poem of the Week is by Benjamin Alire Saenz, read by the author: "Poem for Sunday."

And in this week's Poetic License, writer Conrad Romo reads "Four Jackasses," which explores what Conrad's ideal funeral would be like.

Aired Jan. 26, 2014.