Read Me a Poem

“Bessie Coleman Falling from the Sky” by Dolores Kendrick

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | June 21, 2019

Amanda Holmes reads Dolores Kendrick’s poem “Bessie Coleman Falling from the Sky.” Have a suggestion for a poem? Email us: If we select your entry, you’ll win a copy of a poetry collection edited by David Lehman.

This episode was produced by Stephanie Bastek and features the song “Canvasback” by Chad Crouch.

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