Poetry Celebration, Makin' Candy 4/19/05

Second annual National Poetry Month edition of Makin' Candy. This year, besides having poets read their work (denoted by quotation marks and "by"), some musical interludes have been built in.

  • Rickover's Dream: Christopher Hedges
  • "Logan Heights and the World" by Juan Felipe Herrera
  • "The Fine Printing on a Bottle of Non-Alcohol Beer" by Adrian Louis
  • Levee Camp Blues: Fred McDowell
  • "Dear John, Dear Coltrane" by Michael S. Harper
  • "I Was Stolen by the Gypsies" by Charles Simic
  • "Lester Leaps In" by Al Young
  • "Prayer" by Joseph Bruchac
  • Jersey Bounce: Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
  • "The Tent People of Beverley Hills" by James Ragan
  • "Parsley" by Rita Dove
  • The Losing End (You're On): Neil Young
  • "Wild Gratitude" by Edward Hirsch
  • "Waltz for Ma" by Johnny Griffin
  • "My Sisters, O My Sisters" by May Sarton
  • "Crossing Over" by William Meredith
  • See Hunt & Liddy: Philip Woods Quartet
  • "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot
  • Driving Wheel: Robert Lockwood, Jr.
  • "So & So Reclining on Her Couch" by Wallace Stevens
  • "Birches" by Robert Frost
  • "Portrait of the Artist as a Prematurely Old Man" by Ogden Nash
  • Poor Boy: Howlin' Wolf
  • "The River Bees" by W.S. Merwin
  • "Diving Into the Wreck" by Adrienne Rich
  • "The Song of the Taste" by Gary Snyder
  • "Learning About Easter & Passover" by Dan Jaffe
  • Canada Geese: David & Mary Ellen Monroe
  • "Tia Sophia" by Carmen Tafolla
  • "Uh Oh Plutonium" by Anne Waldman
  • Espana: Mantovani & His Orchestra
  • "America" by Allen Ginsberg

yeah, the Ginsberg is my Favorite!!

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