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Untitled, Home Recording, May 22, 2021

Recording (1:55):MP3

Rush: What Fuckan Theory, The BookThug Fall Launch, 2012

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Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club as part of the Segue Reading Series

February 11, 2006

from northern wild roses / deth interrupts th dansing (Talon Books, 2005)

  1. Introduction (4:22): MP3
  2. time on our hands (5:45): MP3
  3. trust he sd 2 me (0:54): MP3
  4. deth interrupts th dansing (3:13): MP3
  5. doktor bedlows in am or a taaaaaa (7:52): MP3
  6. speeking uv environmental issews (1:42): MP3
  7. b4 dinnr (0:22): MP3
  8. sumthing is nevr (1:22): MP3
  9. wuns whn i was sick (2:05): MP3
  10. th fog people (4:59): MP3

Reading at The Kootenay School of Writing in Vancouver June 1, 1999

Part 1 (27:05): MP3

  1. Introduction and chanting (8:13): MP3
  2. "holes in the sky..." (1:53): MP3
  3. "the interesting texture..." (3:19): MP3
  4. "as wide as the barracks..." (3:05): MP3
  5. "my earliest childhood memories of zatria" (5:50): MP3
  6. "i was driving into..." (0:59): MP3

Part 2 (31:30): MP3

  1. "if i don't focus..." (1:14): MP3
  2. "trouble in treseltown" (2:40): MP3
  3. "the azure sea" (1:14): MP3
  4. "obsession is a replacement for interaction" (5:16): MP3
  5. "a violent prson" (1:00): MP3
  6. "november moon" (3:08): MP3
  7. "memory" (2:28): MP3
  8. "the ground is a perspective" (1:33): MP3
  9. "creaky and the light" (0:50): MP3
  10. "more i see it maple leaf gardens" (2:19): MP3
  11. "mr. and mrs. ridge" (2:13): MP3
  12. "well of course" (0:23): MP3
  13. "summer starts in july this year" (2:12): MP3
  14. "what's in a name" (0:12): MP3

Radio program reading, with intro on Canada Council controversy 1978

This recording is part of the Robert Creeley collection

Selections from Awake In The Red Desert

(See/Hear Productions, 1968)

  1. aoba (2:30): MP3
  2. an ode to d a levy (1:26): MP3
  3. my mouths on fire (4:20): MP3
  4. 2 awake in th red desert (3:38): MP3
  5. heard ya tellin (2:38): MP3
  6. she still and curling (3:32): MP3
  7. is yr car too soft for th roads (0:32): MP3
  8. now according to paragraph c (2:32): MP3

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These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. © 2012 bill bissett. Selections from Awake in Th Red Desert made by Danny Snelson. Distributed by PennSound.