Spring 2013

Writing Naked: Donald Hall on Poetry and Metaphor in Journalism (Video)

Video of a discussion between former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall and former Concord Monitor editor Mike Pride, NF '85

Interview by Mike Pride
The Complete Interview



On March 29, 2013, retired Concord Monitor editor Mike Pride, NF '85, sat down with his friend Donald Hall, the former U.S. poet laureate, for a videotaped conversation about poetry and journalism. A short transcript of their conversation ran in the print edition of Nieman Reports. An extended transcript is also available.

Videos of Donald Hall reading and discussing three of his poems—"Maples," "Mount Kearsarge," and "Affirmation"—are below.

“Maples”



“Mount Kearsarge”



“Affirmation”


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