Read Me a Poem

“The Color Blue” by Boris Pasternak

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | April 19, 2022
Enrico Strocchi (Flickr/strocchi)
Enrico Strocchi (Flickr/strocchi)

Amanda Holmes reads Boris Pasternak’s poem “The Color Blue,” translated from the Russian by Olga Dumer. 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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