Jack Spicer's Poetry as Magic Workshop: June 9, 1957

The Poetry Center presents poets from Jack Spicer's "Poetry as Magic" Workshop, including Helen Adam, Ebbe Borregaard, Robert Connor, Joe Dunn, Joseph Kostolefsky, Sue Rosen, and George Stanley, reading from their works. Note: this is part one of a two-day group reading.

Originally Recorded By:
The Poetry Center
Location:
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association, San Francisco
Date:
06/09/1957
Total Run Time:
01:28:40
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  • "A Man with a Paper Carnation" {Joseph Kostolefsky} (00:16)
  • "You Can Go Home Again But You Wish You Hadn't" {Joseph Kostolefsky} (05:15)
  • "My L.A." {Joseph Kostolefsky} (07:38)
  • "Harsh" {Joseph Kostolefsky} (12:33)
  • "My poetry gives birth to me" {Robert Connor} (18:55)
  • Audio cuts out for a brief moment (21:18)
  • "Pal he said to me"" {Robert Connor} (21:21)
  • "Because the same old morning fog was there" {Robert Connor} (22:16)
  • "When I eat flesh raw" {Robert Connor} (23:23)
  • "Oh poor baby" {Robert Connor} (23:46)
  • "Wapiti" {Robert Connor} (24:39)
  • "If ever I'm a great poet" {Robert Connor} (26:22)
  • "I haven't been misunderstood in so long" {Robert Connor} (27:15)
  • "He leaned real close" {Ebbe Borregaard} (29:19)
  • "No thing in the sun" {Ebbe Borregaard} (31:18)
  • "Some stories of the beauty Wapiti" {Ebbe Borregaard} (33:48)
  • "Further stories of the beauty Wapiti" {Ebbe Borregaard} (36:38)
  • "Anaid Si Taerg (Diana is Great)" {Helen Adam} (38:50)
  • "Night Nursery Rhyme" {Helen Adam} (42:52)
  • "Fair Young Wife" {Helen Adam} (48:05)
  • Excerpt from "The New School of Boston Cooking Book" {Joe Dunn} (53:43)
  • "Recipe #1" {Joe Dunn} (53:59)
  • "Recipe #6: How to Make a Helen Adam" {Joe Dunn} (54:43)
  • "For Jack Spicer: In Memory of the Death and Decay of a Day" {Joe Dunn} (55:24)
  • "Announce" {Joe Dunn} (57:23)
  • "September 15th" {Joe Dunn} (59:26)
  • "Pygmalionesque" {Sue Rosen} (01:03:20)
  • "The Universe in Four Concentric Parts: Part I" {Sue Rosen} (01:05:23)
  • "The Universe in Four Concentric Parts: Part II" {Sue Rosen} (01:07:00)
  • "The Universe in Four Concentric Parts: Part III" {Sue Rosen} (01:07:59)
  • "The Universe in Four Concentric Parts: Part IV" {Sue Rosen} (01:08:49)
  • "The Three of Wands are the Eggs, the Chaos of the Bird" {Sue Rosen} (01:09:25)
  • "The Three of Wands are the Eggs...: Part II" {Sue Rosen} (01:10:21)
  • "The Three of Wands are the Eggs...: Part III" {Sue Rosen} (01:10:53)
  • "The Three of Wands are the Eggs...: Part IV" {Sue Rosen} (01:11:25)
  • "The Three of Wands are the Eggs...: Part V" {Sue Rosen} (01:12:04)
  • "The Three of Wands are the Eggs...: Part VI" {Sue Rosen} (01:12:16)
  • "The Desire for Power is the Desire for Flight" {Sue Rosen} (01:13:04)
  • "Sequence for Pablito" {George Stanley} (01:19:18)
  • "Pompeii" {George Stanley} (01:20:45)
  • "Flowers" {George Stanley} (01:24:40)

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