Beloved Cynthia Sears joins this episode of the Bainbridge Pod Accomplice to talk poetry with former two-time US Poet Laureate Billy Collins, as well as share tales of their long friendship and Billy’s connections to Bainbridge and especially BPA. Billy Collins’s newest collection, “Whale Day” brings together more than fifty poems and showcases his deft mixing of the playful and the serious that has made him one of our country’s most celebrated and widely read poets.

Bainbridge Pod Accomplice theme music “Swing for Mike” is written and performed by Ranger and the “Re-Arrangers.” Episode Premieres: January 29; Free; Tune in anytime, anywhere to listen to current and past episodes at BainbridgePerformingArts.org.