Stubborn Praise with Ellen Bass


Join co-hosts Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer and James Crews for Stubborn Praise: An evening celebrating here and now through poetry. This program, recorded on March 9, 2021, featured guest Ellen Bass. All three poets read, Ellen includes new work and some of her most beloved poems including Relax, The Thing Is, and Any Common Desolation. The three talk about why poetry is so powerful in difficult times, some of the poems that save them, and the relationship between joy and poetry.