Laura Owens + Jan Black & Maggie Smith , Nobody Told Me!

Maggie Smith: ...that the best poems come from ordinary moments

09 Aug 2022 • 31 min • EN
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Our guest on this episode is bestselling poet and author Maggie Smith. In 2016, Maggie’s poem “Good Bones” went viral internationally and has been shared countless times since by those of us who struggle to keep the realities of life’s ugliness from children. In 2020, her book, "Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change", became a breakout bestseller in the midst of the pandemic. Her latest book of poetry is called 'Goldenrod' and you can check out her website at Note: This episode was previously aired. Thanks to our sponsors of this episode! Ora Organic’s Trust Your Gut probiotic and prebiotic supplement contains some of the world’s most powerful probiotic strains, along with prebiotics to help the good bacteria thrive in your gut so your probiotics work smarter, not harder. Trust Your Gut helps optimize your digestion and support common gut health issues like constipation and bloating. A healthy mix of probiotics in your gut has also been linked to having a strong immune system and can even impact your mood! Trust Your Gut is available in a capsule or powder format. With its variety of products, Ora is your one stop shop for clean, quality, plant-based nutrition that works! You have nothing to lose. Try Ora’s products and if you’re not happy for any reason within 60 days, get a full refund. No questions asked. Get 30% off your first subscription when you text TOLD to 64000. (sixty-four thousand). Policygenius is an insurance marketplace that makes it easy to compare quotes from top companies like AIG and Prudential in one place to find your lowest price on life insurance. You could save 50% or more on life insurance by comparing quotes with Policygenius. Options start at just $17 per month for $500,000 of coverage. Just head to to get personalized quotes in minutes and find the right policy for your needs. The licensed agents at Policygenius work for you, not the insurance companies. They're on hand through the entire process to help you understand your options so you can make decisions with confidence. Policygenius has options that offer coverage in as little as a week and avoid unnecessary medical exams. Policygenius has thousands of five-star reviews across Google and Trustpilot and they’ve helped more than 30 million people shop for insurance since 2014. Head to to get your free life insurance quotes and see how much you could save. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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