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WORDS ON A WIRE: Raphael Dagold
"The Doll" by Boleslaw Prus


  Daniel & Ben talk with Raphael Dagold, author of the poetry collection "Bastard Heart."    Some of the poems in the collection date back two decades.  He talks about the patience he endured in all the years it took to publish this book, and he never once thought of giving up.

For today's Poem of the Week, Raphael Dagold reads "New Elements" from his collection "Bastard Heart."

In today's Poetic License, Antonina Parris-Yarbrough reads "Prus, The Doll, and the Internet," which reflects on the impatience we often feel when confronted with a long, difficult book that we know is going to take a long time to read.

Aired April 6, 2014.

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