Conrad's Corner

Sunday-Friday, 7:59pm and Saturdays during The Dear Green Place

Conrad reads a poem Sunday to Friday at 7:59 p.m. and another on Saturday during The Dear Green Place. He and Niki Dakota do a brief "Song and Sonnet" exercise on Monday's Excursions at 12:40 p.m. He stays in touch with many talented local poets, includes their poems in his regular readings, and does an interview with one of them for some of the WYSO Weekend shows.

David Lee Garrison joins Conrad Balliet in the WYSO studios to talk about their common background in traditional verse.  They talk about different styles of poetry and how writing in rhyme can be liberating.  Garrison shares examples of several types of poems and talks about what inspired each.

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