Friday, December 30, 2011 at 7:00 AM
Poet Tracy K. Smith's three favorite poems of 2011 blur the private and public, the personal and political, and will refresh how you look at language and the world.
Three of my favorite poems from collections appearing in 2011 — Space, in Chains; Money Shot; and Bringing the Shovel Down — challenge the reader's relationship with the every day by casting recognizable features of the world in an eerie new light. [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]
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