June 2012 Tuesday's Spoken Word Archives

06/05/2012  Pam K., host of "Stone Soup" substitutes for the second of two weeks, for Charles and Beryl.  She plays a CD of a story based on a Native American legend.

 

06/12/2012  Ray Bradbury, American "master of science fiction",  died last week at the age of 91.  In recognition of Bradbury's contribution to the broad field of science fiction, Beryl and Charles share the reading of "The Rocket", a story from an anthology of 100 of Bradbury's stories, chosen by him to represent the hundreds of stories he contributed during his lifetime.

06/19/2012  Beryl and Charles share the reading of "A Woman Like That" by American poet and short story writer Peter Meinke.  Beryl follows the story with the reading of "Bonuses". a poem by Dori Appel.  Both selections are taken from the anthology "Grow Old Along With Me The Best Is Yet To Be", edited by Sandra Haldeman Martz, a collection of short stories and poems reflecting the joys and concerns of aging.

06/26/2012  Beryl and Charles share the reading of "The Enormous Radio", one of the best known short stories by American writer John Cheever (1912-1982).