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“My Father at Eighty-Six” by Robert Bly

  • Aired: 03/29/2017
  • 01:55
  • Rating: NR
In 2008 Minnesota’s Robert Bly was named our state’s first poet laureate. The honor capped a long career as a poet, writer, and translator. As he starts his tenth decade, Bly is still a literary force. In 1989 TPT produced a special on Bly and the mythopoetic men’s movement he was championing. In this TPT special Bly read his poem “My Father at Eighty-Six.”
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Minnesota’s first Poet Laureate recites a poem about his relationship with his father.
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