John Ciardi Poet, essayist, translator and NPR wordsmith John Ciardi was born 85 years ago today. We remember the late poet by playing one of his NPR word rambles from 1986.

John Ciardi

John Ciardi

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Poet, essayist, translator and NPR wordsmith John Ciardi was born 85 years ago today. We remember the late poet by playing one of his NPR word rambles from 1986.