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Be True, Episode 40: “The Potter” from The Americans
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Be True, Episode 40: “The Potter” from The Americans

John reads “The Potter,” a poem from his collection The Americans. He also discusses hidden (and not so hidden) labor, caretakers forgotten, and wishes everyone a happy Mother’s Day.
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John reads “The Potter,” a poem from his collection The Americans. He also discusses hidden (and not so hidden) labor, caretakers forgotten, and wishes everyone a happy Mother’s Day.

John Tessitore has been a journalist and biographer. He has taught history and literature at colleges around Boston and directed national policy studies on education and civil justice. He serves as Co-Editor Across the Pond for The Wee Sparrow Poetry Press. His poems have appeared in a variety of books and journals. In each episode of Be True, he reads and discusses one of his published poems.

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In each episode, John Tessitore reads a poem he has published, and tells the story behind the poem. John has been a newspaper reporter, a magazine writer, a college lecturer, and a biographer. He has directed national policy studies on education and cultural policy, and serves as Co-Editor Across the Pond for The Wee Sparrow Poetry Press. His poems have appeared in a variety of journals and he has published seven chapbooks and a novella available at www.johntessitore.com.