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Poetry Breaks: D. Nurkse Reads "Beginning with Evening"

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January 12, 2017

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The Poetry Breaks series is a series of videos filmed in the late 1980s and early 1990s by creator Leita Luchetti, who co-produced the series with the WGBH New Television Workshops. Poetry Breaks features short videos of internationally renowned poets reading their work, reading the work of other poets, and discussing their takes on poetry in a variety of locations. The Academy of American Poets has partnered with Luchetti to present these videos once again.

In this video, D. Nurkse reads his poem "Beginning with Evening" at a friend's Manhattan apartment. Watch the video below.