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John Godfrey

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, March 24, 2012

Complete reading (33:47): MP3

Reading for the Readings in Contemporary Poetry series at Dia Art Foundation, New York:Chelsea, September 22, 2011

with Anselm Berrigan

  1. Tiny Gold Dress (1:23): MP3
  2. Dispelling Face (1:11): MP3
  3. Room to Sleep (1:00): MP3
  4. Daredevils (0:58): MP3
  5. Black Lapel (0:43): MP3
  6. Naked Fingers (1:28): MP3
  7. Despite Murder (0:58): MP3
  8. You Can't Tell (0:39): MP3
  9. To You For By (1:11): MP3
  10. Worth More Alive (1:30): MP3
  11. In Your Waking Life (0:54): MP3
  12. On Turbulence (0:51): MP3
  13. The Urge (1:03): MP3
  14. Only to Pry (1:05): MP3
  15. Such Angels (1:17): MP3
  16. Off the Curb (0:48): MP3
  17. Deep in Wary (0:53): MP3
  18. Ambient Eulielasions (0:55): MP3
  19. Arrows in Sand (1:05): MP3
  20. Betrays Nothing (0:48): MP3
  21. Cloud That Breaks (0:45): MP3
  22. On The Level (0:44): MP3
  23. Hear Right (0:55): MP3
  • Complete reading (23:29): MP3

    Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, February 23, 2008

    1. Alan Davies' introduction: (00:49): MP3
    2. Waiting there (00:50): MP3
    3. Depends (01:10): MP3
    4. All the hair (00:49): MP3
    5. The dead pan ((01:19): MP3
    6. Starling leaves the carwash (01:10): MP3
    7. In the clouds (00:50): MP3
    8. Hang better (00:37): MP3
    9. A selection (01:00): MP3
    10. Straining to hear (01:11): MP3
    11. Floss at the barbecue (00:52): MP3
    12. Then her face (00:43): MP3
    13. Four feet (00:55): MP3
    14. Persuade 00:52): MP3
    15. Last hair (01:10): MP3
    16. Chill off (00:34): MP3
    17. Around the world (01:08): MP3
    18. Through the wall (00:45): MP3
    19. Don’t reach (02:39): MP3
    20. Accent geography (00:34): MP3
    • Complete reading (file damaged) (29:01): MP3

    Recorded live at WKCR-FM (New York) by Tom Kelly on November 17, 2002

    1. Shadow Feet (4:08): MP3
    2. Rockin (0:51): MP3
    3. Give Off (0:46): MP3
    4. Bleach (0:40): MP3
    5. Vitals (0:41): MP3
    6. Downy Skin (0:35): MP3
    7. Phenomenal (0:36): MP3
    8. Dim Dud (1:05): MP3
    9. Protection (0:54): MP3
    10. Front Seat (0:44): MP3
    11. Privacy (0:38): MP3
    12. Flood Monkey (0:54): MP3
    13. Expect (0:34): MP3
    14. Wavy (0:37): MP3
    15. The Beautiful One (0:43): MP3
    16. Spread (0:41): MP3
    17. Know How (0:54): MP3
    18. Footprints (0:51): MP3
    19. Rain (0:51): MP3
    20. Three Ways (0:55): MP3
    21. Flakes (0:45): MP3
    22. Alone (0:47): MP3
    23. Baby Proofs (0:26): MP3
    24. Food of Others (0:37): MP3
    25. Priceless Sport (0:46): MP3
    26. Tide (0:39): MP3
    27. Heavy Building (0:40): MP3
    28. Savor (0:47): MP3
    29. Flesh (2:24): MP3

    Segue Series Reading at Double Happiness, New York, April 27, 2002

    • Complete reading (22:52): MP3

    Brown University, April 21, 1994

    1. Accede in Kind (2:51): MP3
    2. The Dream You Threw (3:52): MP3
    3. Ocean Floor (2:21): MP3
    4. Grown in Blood (2:51): MP3
    5. Grasp is Provide (5:10): MP3
    6. At the Level of Heart (4:49): MP3
    7. Manger Lined With Fur (3:12): MP3
    8. Wind Darken Your Door (3:31): MP3
    9. Pouring Gulf (2:32): MP3
    10. This Big Wingspread (4:33): MP3
    11. Some Deeds Wither (4:48): MP3

    Complete reading (40:34): MP3

  • Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, New York, June 10, 1989

    Complete reading (26:08): MP3

    Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, New York, October 22, 1983

    1. Introduction (00:44): MP3
    2. Third pepsi right hand (01:11): MP3
    3. The hubs outside the door (00:47): MP3
    4. Thunder puddles (01:38): MP3
    5. Out of my tree (02:00): MP3
    6. “Lose a brother” (01:45): MP3
    7. Declarations from the air (01:16): MP3
    8. The cheapest way west in the cave (01:57): MP3
    9. Check one (01:11): MP3
    10. The blessed virgin is a ten (01:51): MP3
    11. So let’s look at it another way (01:43): MP3
    12. What it takes 00:53): MP3
    13. Video (00:54): MP3
    14. Telegraph (00:44): MP3
    15. Pact (00:47): MP3
    16. This train (00:36): MP3
    17. Strays (00:38): MP3
    18. The great pretender (00:50): MP3
    19. The avenue and the United States (01:02): MP3
    20. Lick and roll animal (00:45): MP3
    • Complete reading (25:52): MP3

    from The World Record: Readings at the St. Mark's Poetry Project, 1969-1980, recorded February 28, 1979

    Show Me a Rose (0:49): MP3

    Reading, St. Marks' Church in the Bowery Poetry Project, March 7, 1989

    1. Introduction (05:22): MP3
    2. Here comes yesterday (00:58): MP3
    3. Diamond suture (01:39): MP3
    4. Poem (00:55): MP3
    5. Tones revert (01:57): MP3
    6. Museum of Mars (02:27): MP3
    7. Marshal air (02:01): MP3r
    8. Poem (2) (01:11): MP3
    9. Joey (00:47): MP3
    10. Poem (3) (00:48): MP3
    11. Up shit creek with Blackie (00:58): MP3
    12. Sonnet (00:55): MP3
    13. Unholy spring (00:59): MP3
    14. Nativity day (01:13): MP3
    15. “Done, done…” (00:41): MP3
    16. For you (00:34): MP3
    17. Love for love (00:46): MP3
    18. Flora (01:50): MP3
    19. Poem (4) (00:32): MP3
    20. Hers (01:00): MP3
    21. Manhatten or gratten (00:37): MP3
    22. “You agitate” (01:04): "MP3
    23. Show me a rose (01:22): v
    24. Our Lady, for Ted Berrigan (01:59): MP3
    25. The city keeps (03:04): MP3
    26. Corsage (03:12): MP3
    • Complete recording (41:31): MP3

    Recordings from the Maureen Owen Collection of Greenwich Village Poetry, at the Yale Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

    Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, New York, December 16, 1978

    1. [Mezzanines of nightfall...] (0:47): MP3
    2. Unholy Spring (0:50): MP3
    3. A Friend at Large (0:43): MP3
    4. Joey (0:42): MP3
    5. Here Comes Yesterday (0:43): MP3
    6. An Allentonian Theme (1:03): MP3
    7. Flora (1:35): MP3
    8. By Antique Vogues (0:36): MP3
    9. Poem (0:33): MP3
    10. Dog Bite (0:32): MP3
    11. [You unzip the sky...] (0:27): MP3
    12. Hers (0:53): MP3
    13. High Priest (0:51): MP3
    14. Sonnet (0:38): MP3
    15. Our Lady (1:17): MP3
    16. Nope (1:02): MP3
    17. [Somewhere does the sky...] (0:53): MP3
    18. [The mountain was slippery...] (1:02): MP3
    19. The City Keeps (2:40): MP3
    20. Venus (1:09): MP3

    Complete reading (19:04): MP3

    Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Michael Scholnick, July 7, 1977

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    Reading at St. Mark's Poetry Project

    • Complete recording (1:33): MP3

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