“And I Said To My Soul, Be Loud”

Christian Wiman

is a poet and editor of Poetry magazine. He’s the author of several volumes of poetry, including Every Riven Thing.

A young man keeps his head above water as he looks on at the shoreline and trees.
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December 12th, 2016

Christian Wiman reads his poem “And I Said To My Soul, Be Loud”

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December 12th, 2016

After going three years without having written a poem, Christian Wiman explains how he came about writing this poem and…

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December 12th, 2016

Christian Wiman reads his poem “From a Window”

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December 12th, 2016

Christian Wiman reads his poem “For D.”

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December 12th, 2016

Christian Wiman reads his poem “Hammer Is the Prayer”

A young man keeps his head above water as he looks on at the shoreline and trees.
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December 12th, 2016

Christian Wiman reads his poem “It Takes Particular Clicks”

A young man keeps his head above water as he looks on at the shoreline and trees.
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December 12th, 2016

Christian Wiman reads his poem “The Reservoir”

A young man keeps his head above water as he looks on at the shoreline and trees.
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December 12th, 2016

Christian Wiman reads his poem “This Mind of Dying”

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August 30th, 2016

A reflection from Christian Wiman on finding God and wonder in all the world’s imperfection.