Ep. 89 2/24/19 Timothy Dyke

This week’s show features the poetry of Timothy Dyke and the music he’s chosen to go with his work!


Timothy Dyke is a writer and teacher who lives with parrots in Makiki. He is the author of the chapbook, Awkward Hugger, and the prose poem collection, Atoms of Muses, both published by Tinfish Press. Tinfish published his new book, MAGA, in January 2019. His poems, stories, and essays have appeared in Drunken Boat, Spork Online, New Guard Review, Gramma Poetry, Santa Monica Review, and other publications. In 2012, he earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. Since 1992, Timothy has taught English to high school students at Punahou School.


  1. Miles Davis, “So What”
  2. LIT: Excerpt from Atoms of Muses (51-53)
  3. Mary J. Blige, “My Life”
  4. LIT: Excerpt from Atoms of Muses (38)
  5. Dinosaur Jr., “Feel the Pain”
  6. LIT: Excerpt from MAGA (2-5)
  7. Niels Frahm, “All Melody”
  8. LIT: Excerpt from MAGA (38-40)
  9. Aretha Franklin, “Say A Little Prayer”
  10. Gary Clark, Jr., “If Trouble Was Money”


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