Read Me a Poem

“Salutation to the Dawn” by Kalidasa

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | November 9, 2021
Alberto Trentanni (Flickr/paranoid30)
Alberto Trentanni (Flickr/paranoid30)

Amanda Holmes reads Kalidasa’s poem “Salutation to the Dawn,” translated from the Sanskrit. 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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