Enjoy hearing–and viewing–various Muriel Rukeyser poems read, and in one case performed, in the 21st century to celebrate her 108th birthday on December 15, 2021. Submitted readings are from friends, scholars, and admirers of Rukeyser. Thank you to everyone who submitted a reading.

Dennis Bernstein reads and explains the opening of “The Gates.”
Eulalia Basquets reads “Long Past Moncada.”
Karley Misek reads “Powerplant.”
Robin Tremblay-McGaw reads “Poem White Page White Page Poem.”
Charlotte Mandel reads “To be a Jew in the Twentieth Century.”
Christina-Marie Sears performing “Beast in View”
David Villaverde reads “The Road”