What makes Richard Dawkins cry?

One hint: it’s a poem. But you’ll have to click the Listen button to find out which poem it is - and to hear Dawkins reading it.
Richard Dawkins (Photo by Don Arnold) (Getty Images)

You may remember an episode of Tapestry in which we heard from men who cry over poems. The father and son duo Anthony and Ben Holden put together an anthology:  Poems that Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words that Move Them.

The book became an event at the National Theatre in London, England. Some of the men who were featured in the book recited poetry aloud, from the stage.

For a taste, click the Listen button: evolutionary biologist and renowned atheist, Richard Dawkins on the poem that makes him weep.


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