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Hear it! Hear it! To Autumn
by John Keats
"Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,..."
John Keats Read by Stanley Plumly
February 1, 2008
AWP Conference, New York City
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Hear it! Hear it! Prefix: Finding the measure
by Robert Kelly
"Finding the measure is finding the mantram..."
Robert Kelly Read by the author
January 21, 2008
Red Hook, New York
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Hear it! Hear it! Science
by Robert Kelly
"Science explains nothing..."
Robert Kelly Read by the author
January 21, 2008
Red Hook, New York
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Hear it! Hear it! To Her Body, Against Time
by Robert Kelly
"Long over, what's on the tree..."
Robert Kelly Read by the author
January 21, 2008
Red Hook, New York
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Hear it! Hear it! A Pot of Tea
by Richard Kenney
"Loose leaves in a metal ball..."
Read by the author
April 23, 2008
New York Public Library, Mulberry Branch
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Hear it! Hear it! The One-Strand River
by Richard Kenney
Read by the author
April 23, 2008
New York Public Library, Mulberry Branch
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Hear it! Hear it! Turbulence
by Richard Kenney
Read by the author
April 23, 2008
New York Public Library, Mulberry Branch
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Hear it! Hear it! After Making Love We Hear Footsteps
by Galway Kinnell
"For I can snore like a bullhorn..."
Galway Kinnell Read by the author
March 18, 1980
Guggenheim Museum
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Hear it! Hear it! Neverland
by Galway Kinnell
Galway Kinnell Read by the author
October 18, 2007
The Times Center
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Hear it! Hear it! Oatmeal
by Galway Kinnell
"I eat oatmeal for breakfast..."
Galway Kinnell October 29, 2010
Tishman Auditorium, The New School
New York, NY
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Hear it! Hear it! A Man Like You, But Older
by David Kirby
Read by the author
February 2, 2008
AWP Conference, Hilton Hotel, New York City
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Hear it! Hear it! Borges at the Northside Rotary
by David Kirby
Read by the author
February 2, 2008
AWP Conference, Hilton Hotel, New York City
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Hear it! Hear it! Elvis Be My Psychopomp
by David Kirby
Read by the author
February 2, 2008
AWP Conference, Hilton Hotel, New York City
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Hear it! Hear it! The Exorcist of Notre Dame
by David Kirby
Read by the author
February 2, 2008
AWP Conference, Hilton Hotel, New York City
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Hear it! Hear it! Parent's Pantoum
by Carolyn Kizer
"Where did these enormous children come from,..."
Carolyn Kizer Read by the author
March 07, 1995
New School University
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Hear it! Hear it! Green Sees Things in Waves
by August Kleinzahler
"Green first thing each day sees waves—..."
August Kleinzahler Read by the author
May 5, 1995
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Hear it! Hear it! Land's End
by August Kleinzahler
August Kleinzahler Read by the author
May 5, 1995
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Hear it! Hear it! The Park
by August Kleinzahler
August Kleinzahler Read by the author
May 5, 1995
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Hear it! Hear it! Tranter in America
by August Kleinzahler
August Kleinzahler Read by the author
May 5, 1995
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Hear it! Hear it! Winter Field
by Joanna Klink
Read by the author
April 21, 2008
Housing Works Bookstore, New York City
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Hear it! Hear it! Kenneth Koch CD
by Kenneth Koch
Kenneth Koch
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Hear it! Hear it! One Train May Hide Another
by Kenneth Koch
"In a poem, one line may hide another line,..."
Kenneth Koch Read by the author
March 08, 1994
New School University
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Hear it! Hear it! The Study of Happiness
by Kenneth Koch
Kenneth Koch November 18, 1969
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Hear it! Hear it! To a Maple
by Wayne Koestenbaum
"Green leaves outside my window..."
Wayne Koestenbaum October 30, 2010
Wollman Hall, The New School
New York, NY
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Hear it! Hear it! A Perfume
by John Koethe
"There were mice, and even..."
John Koethe Read by the author
April 14, 2003
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Hear it! Hear it! Hackett Avenue
by John Koethe
"I used to like connections:..."
John Koethe Read by the author
April 14, 2003
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Hear it! Hear it! Sally's Hair
by John Koethe
"It's like living in a light bulb, with the leaves..."
John Koethe Read by the author
April 14, 2003
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Hear it! Hear it! My Father's Love Letters
by Yusef Komunyakaa
"On Fridays he'd open a can of Jax..."
Yusef Komunyakaa Read by the author
May 05, 1993
French Institue Alliance Fran‡aise
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Hear it! Hear it! Requiem
by Yusef Komunyakaa
Yusef Komunyakaa Read by the author
uly 23, 2013 /
High Line, Summer Reading Series
New York, NY
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Hear it! Hear it! The Smokehouse
by Yusef Komunyakaa
Yusef Komunyakaa 1993
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Hear it! Hear it! Purgatory
by Maxine Kumin
"And suppose the darlings get to Mantua,..."
Maxine Kumin Read by the author
February 6, 1979
Guggenheim Museum
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Hear it! Hear it! Woodchucks
by Maxine Kumin
"Gassing the woodchucks didn't turn out right...."
Maxine Kumin Read by the author
February 06, 1979
Guggenheim Museum
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Hear it! Hear it! The Portrait
by Stanley Kunitz
"My mother never forgave my father..."
Stanley Kunitz Read by the author
December 12, 1991
French Institue Alliance Française
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