|Title||Finding Your Poetic Voice|
Copyright 1999 Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Robert Bly is a poet, essayist, and activist, as well as winner of the 1968 National Book Award for Poetry. In this interview he discusses his collections Morning Poems and The Sibling Society, and reads original poems such as “Bad People” and “Early morning in your room” and talks about the inspirations for their content. Bly also elaborates on how he must feel “safe” when he writes a poem.
Episode #: 20 (31?)
Bly, R. (1999). Interviewed by William Slaughter [Video Recording]. Finding your poetic voice, Writer to Writer. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.
Run time: 28 minutes