Listen here to this "very special" final wordish episode featuring: My last will and testament (kind of). Many thanks to all the writers who contributed to wordish, the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and the listener members of Northern Community Radio who made it possible.

From her most recent chapbook: Elemental, Julia Klatt Singer offers her insight on the malleable nature of copper

Listen to this performance piece from Mike Finley about fatherhood. No, really - listen to it.

Duluth poet Julie Gard keeps watch over the Lester River. Listen here to find the source of her fascination

Last week Rob Dougherty presented a lovely poem about his son and this week Marsh Muirhead contributes more of his masterful haiku

A recent U.N. report predicted the potential for a million plant and animal species to become extinct this century.  Kinda makes a person think...

Maybe you've heard that song - "What's time to a hog?" If you want a more thorough perspective on that perspective thing, ask NCR Staff Physicist Aaron Wenger. Here's his poem called "Speed"

Scott Lowery is a poet and educator from Rollingstone in the bluff country of southeastern Minnesota. In his poem "Calling the Border",  Kafka meets ICE with sadly predictable results.

If it weren't for a little issue with communication, this would be a mighty fine world to live in. If we had any sense, we would spend more time with bees. Haley Lasche explains in her poem "Earth in Pot and Square"

Why is it that gurus are such smart alecks? Legendary St Paul poet Mike Finley discovers this the hard way.

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