The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Poetry in Difficult Times Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/157469/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Marie Ponsot, author of six volumes of poetry, discusses how poetry can help us through difficult times. She reads from her work. Her latest volume of poetry is Easy.