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Interviewing in Montgomery, Alabama, with Kathy and John Beecher [Beecher program begins at 28:29] (part 4).
Indian poets Professor Vinda Karandikar and Professor A. K. Ramanujan discuss their inspirations and read Marathi poetry.
Indian poets Professor Vinda Karandikar and Professor A. K. Ramanujan discuss their inspirations and read Marathi poetry. Changes to another interview at 19:38. This second interview is about capital punishment.
Helga Sandburg reads some of her poetry and discusses her life as the daughter of fellow poet Carl Sandburg.
Power, the misuse of power and the hollowness of one's heart and soul are the main themes covered by Helene Rosenberg. In Shakespeare's plays, the higher one rises in power, mortality can not be escaped and he will fall into the depths of hell. Justice, law and order, one's own being versus having (things) are also discussed.
Discussing her father Carl Sandburg with poet Helga Sandburg.
Colonial West Indies & Caribbean poet Derek Walcott talks about the traditions of poetry not purely being just the written words. Poetry, says Walcott, is also oral poetry that's found in folk songs, folk tales and calypso music. Walcott's play, "Dream on Monkey Mountain" is about Makak, an old hermit who lived on Monkey Mountain his whole life, and was now being kicked off the mountain.
Dennis Brutus discusses and reads his poetry. He discusses life in South Africa. Dennis Brutus reads poems from his books of poetry "Sirens, Knuckles and Boots", "A Simple Lust", and "Letters to Martha and Other Poems from a South African Prison". Includes music in the beginning. Includes a clip of Albert Lutuli speaking.