Li-Young Lee: Essential American Poets

Visit the Poetry Foundation website to listen to Li-Young Lee read his poem “A Hymn to Childhood,” with an introduction to his life and work.

The Essential American Poets audio series is released every two weeks and features a selection of classic American poets reading from their work. These recordings are being made available as the result of a collaboration between US and UK poet laureates Donald Hall and Andrew Motion. You can subscribe to the series here.

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