Read Me a Poem

“I Explain a Few Things” by Pablo Neruda

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | November 7, 2023
Detail from Guernica (1937) by Pablo Picasso
Detail from Guernica (1937) by Pablo Picasso

Amanda Holmes reads Pablo Neruda’s “I Explain a Few Things,” translated from the Spanish by Galway Kinnell. Have a suggestion for a poem by a (dead) writer? 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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