The New Yorker: Poetry Published by The New Yorker: Poetry Brenda Shaughnessy Reads C.D. Wright Listen 20 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/731155/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Brenda Shaughnessy joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss C.D. Wright's poem, “Like a Prisoner of Soft Words,” and her own poem “I Have a Time Machine."