The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Poetry in Difficult Times Listen 14 min Queue 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.