20-22 Segment 2: Served Up: Poetry With A Side Of Dark Humor


The Epic of Gilgamesh is thought to be the oldest epic poem ever written, created in 2000 BCE. Throughout time, poetry has stayed constant, with greats like Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and Henry Thoreau publishing cherished works still read and loved today. John Kenney is a modern poet whose work is frequently featured in the New Yorker and other prominent publications. He’s best known for his collection of Love Poems for Married People and joins Viewpoints this week to share his many musings and provide some words of advice when it comes to writing and poetry.

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