Read Me a Poem

“Lot’s Wife” by Anna Akhmatova

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | January 11, 2019
<em>Anna Akhmatova</em> (1914)  by
Olga Della-Vos-Kardovskaya (Wikimedia Commons)
Anna Akhmatova (1914) by Olga Della-Vos-Kardovskaya (Wikimedia Commons)

Amanda Holmes reads Anna Akhmatova’s poem, “Lot’s Wife” (or “Лотова жена”). 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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