Read Me a Poem

“We Lived Happily During the War” by Ilya Kaminsky

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | November 22, 2022
Oleksandr Ratushniak/UNDP Ukraine
Oleksandr Ratushniak/UNDP Ukraine

Amanda Holmes reads Ilya Kaminsky’s poem “We Lived Happily During the War.” 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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