Denver Poet Takes On The Tragedy And Beauty Of 21st Century America

Denver Poet Wayne Miller

Courtesy of Jennifer Drake

Plane crashes, random shootings and the sound of a sleeping baby are all fodder for Denver poet Wayne Miller. His latest book is “Post-” It recently won the Rilke Prize and is a Colorado Book Award finalist. Miller, who teaches at University of Colorado Denver and is the author of four collections of poetry, spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.

Listen to their conversation and read some of Millers poems at

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