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Simon Pettet


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Recording for Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry, November 10, 2015

Full recording available here.

Chapter and Verse Reading Series, Chapterhouse Cafe, Philadelphia, May 23, 2009

  1. Introduction (2:34): MP3
  2. This Little Teaspoon (1:53): MP3
  3. Supplication (1:21): MP3
  4. Two Poems for Frank Sherlock (3:27): MP3
  5. I'm a Mad-Man Poet (1:44): MP3
  6. Garra Rufa (1:51): MP3
  7. Tapestry (2:00): MP3
  8. July on Horatio Street (4:15): MP3
  9. Kundalini Serpent Power in Readiness (2:15): MP3
  10. A Spector (1:45): MP3
  11. Beauregard (1:32): MP3
  12. She (1:27): MP3
  13. Echo (2:39): MP3
Complete Reading (30:31): MP3

(recording courtesy of Jack Krick)

Appearing on Cross-Cultural Poetics Episode #181, "Hearth and Threshhold," January 25, 2009

Complete Program (32:26): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, March 27, 2003

Complete Reading (32:59): MP3
  1. Introduction (3:13): MP3
  2. "There is a cruel, messianic, dim, tribal intransigence that gains you nothing" (0:57): MP3
  3. Oh look (2;23): MP3
  4. "One day at a time" (2:10): MP3
  5. Supplication (1:24): MP3
  6. "Wept up over Delacroix's watercolors when he was still in his vigorous thirties" (3:07): MP3
  7. Anull (1:31): MP3
  8. A storm approaching (0:28): MP3
  9. "I care" (0:39): MP3
  10. "If we had our copper vessel perfectly round" (1:57): MP3
  11. Pastorale (1:38): MP3
  12. July on Horatio Street (0:44): MP3
  13. "She" (0:49): MP3
  14. "La Luce..." (0:18): MP3
  15. "Some of..." (0:56): MP3
  16. "Rainstorm Underpayment" (0:21): MP3
  17. "The ripest of the blackberries..." MP3
  18. "Poem, the sheer mass of available information..." (0:37): MP3
  19. "The first time we stayed in a city..." (0:27): MP3
  20. "Firstly, she starts to mutter and twitch..." (1:02): MP3
  21. "Sleep fitful" (1:26): MP3
  22. "Those angels which do not know their father..." (0:35): MP3
  23. "If I had obeyed the sun..." (0:20): MP3
  24. Pettet talking about "New Amsterdam" (1:33): MP3
  25. New Amsterdam (1:25): MP3
  26. "Drink no more..." (1:19): MP3

Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Rochelle Kraut, Barbara Barg, Jim Brodey, Bob Holman, Daniel Krakauer, Steve Levine, Greg Masters, Alice Notley, Michael Scholnick, Jeff Wright, and Gary LenhartJuly 27, 1978

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Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Tom Savage, Tony Towle, and Steve Carey, December 8, 1977

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© 2009 Simon Pettet. These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. Used with permission of the authors. Distributed by PennSound.