Holly Amos spoke with Joanna Klink (CRF 2012, DG 2017) on the Poetry Foundation’s podcast. Klink is the author of five books of poetry, most recently The Nightfields, and she shared some new poems that appear in the February 2023 issue of Poetry. If described directly, the poems feature the mundane, yet they carry a deep sense of unease. Amos stated, “The unease is gorgeous, and the gorgeous is uneasy.” Speaking toward that uneasiness, Amos and Klink discussed psychic longing, time and aging, attention and attunement, death, and their very different childhood dinner tables. We also heard Muriel Rukeyser, an important influence for Klink’s poem “Called,” speaking in 1959 about the role of the poet in society. Listen in here.