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Welcome to melodically challenged . Our weekly radio show plays the best in contemporary poetry, traditional and avant-garde poetry, and alternative music revolving around a theme. melodically challenged : where yesterday's poetry comes alive and today's poetry rocks!

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Funeral director and poet Thomas Lynch once said, “A good funeral gets the dead where they need to go and the living where they need to be.” Dearly...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:05:00
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Our solar system consists of a star we call the Sun, the planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. Yes, I s...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:05:02
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“Welcome to another edition of melodically challenged. This week’s show is all about small towns: the towns that are our homes, or the towns we dr...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 02:05:10
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Benjamin Franklin said, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise,” but James Thurber said, “Early to rise and early to...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:05:00
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Welcome to a special edition of melodically challenged, when we will present the poetry of Nguyen Phan Que Mai from the book The Secret of Hoa Sen...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
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On a nice, sunny afternoon, there's no better place to be than at the park. Welcome to melodically challenged, where this week’s show has poems and...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Shakti Gawain said, “The people we are in relationships with are always a mirror, reflecting our own beliefs, and simultaneously we are mirrors, re...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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According to the Dalai Lama, “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” Welcome to melodically challenged. ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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“I don’t like jail, Charles Bukowski said, “they got the wrong kind of bars in there.” Welcome to melodically challenged where this week’s show tak...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
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This week on melodically challenged we will devote our entire show to our medium: radio, which we hope is well done. You’ll hear poems by Leon Stok...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Dan Rather said, “Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.” Welcome to another edition of melodically challenged. Th...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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The color pink has been described in literature since ancient times from the poet Homer to the present day, but it wasn’t given the name “pink” unt...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Nobel Prize-wining surgeon Joseph Murray said, “I still have a vivid memory of my excitement when I first saw a chart of the periodic table of elem...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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According to Pam Brown, “A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Douglas Adams said, “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” Welcome to another edition of melodically challenged, ...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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“Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” Welcome to anot...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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“Death, taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them,”?Margaret Mitchell wrote in Gone With the Wind. That may be true, ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Saint Augustine said, “Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox said, “Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it.” In this week’s edition of mel...

  • Added: May 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Orson Welles said, “A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.” Find a good seat, get your popcorn ready, and,...

  • Added: May 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00