Richard Blanco On Aging And The Passage Of Time


In this episode of “The Village Voice” Jim and Margery discuss the themes of age and aging with poet Richard Blanco.

The discussion celebrates the recent publication of Blanco’s poem “My Father In English” in the New Yorker, and Blanco’s birthday on Feb. 15.

To mark the occasion, Blanco speaks about the phenomenon of getting older and the passage of time, and he shares four of his own poems on these themes.

This episode of “Village Voice” aired on WGBH Boston Public Radio on February 18, 2019.