Weekly Poem: Nick Flynn Reads 'haiku (failed)'

Aired: 2/6/2012 | 0:01:36 | Clip
Nick Flynn is a poet, playwright and memoirist whose most recent book is "The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands" (2011, Graywolf Press), a collection of poems that are linked to his latest memoir, "The Ticking is the Bomb" (2010, W. W. Norton & Company). He teaches creative writing at the University of Houston.