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Kimberly Lyons

Reading for the Readings in Contemporary Poetry series at Dia Art Foundation, New York:Chelsea, January 14, 2013

with Laura Moriarty

  • complete reading (22:33): MP3

Reading at The Drawing Studio, Tucson, AZ, May 8, 2010 - on POG Sound

  1. introduction by Charles Alexander (2:49): MP3
  2. prefatory comments (2:29): MP3
  3. Drain (1:04): MP3
  4. Contretemps (1:17): MP3
  5. Wash Out (1:13): MP3
  6. Passage (0:49): MP3
  7. Ampule (1:04): MP3
  8. Sonnet II: "When leaves staineth" (1:12): MP3
  9. Inhabited Nothingness Chair (1:29): MP3
  10. Evalerian (0:57): MP3
  11. Utica to Rome (1:29): MP3
  12. Rouge (1:30): MP3
  13. Morandi (1:59): MP3
  14. Dear Elizabeth (0:45): MP3
  15. The Books (1:11): MP3
  16. Cape (0:40): MP3
  17. On Robert Duncan's Birthday (1:39): MP3
  18. Minnow (0:55): MP3
  19. For Red Things (0:48): MP3
Complete Reading (23:01): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, October 31, 2009

  1. introduction (2:17): MP3
  2. The Litae (2:31): MP3
  3. For Mexican Candies (1:47): MP3
  4. The New York Marble Cemetery (1:11): MP3
  5. Drain (1:04): MP3
  6. A Few Bottles of Bleach (1:07): MP3
  7. Thick (0:42): MP3
  8. Persimmon (0:55): MP3
  9. Sonnet II: "The leaves staineth" (0:45): MP3
  10. Emily Dickinson's House (0:42): MP3
  11. Drinking Coffee (0:19): MP3
  12. Cleopadre (0:35): MP3
  13. Coffee and Dirt (1:16): MP3
  14. Gypsy (0:39): MP3
  15. Green Glass Doors (1:22): MP3
  16. Eleven Spiders (1:07): MP3
  17. Angel Hairs (0:58): MP3
  18. Minnow (0:53): MP3
  19. Halloween Parade (0:41): MP3
  20. Albertus Seba's Cabinet of Curiosities (0:50): MP3
  21. Eucalyptus (0:40): MP3
  22. Cermak Road (0:47): MP3
  23. Happy Happy Birthday (0:35): MP3
  24. Rhinecliff Station, Again (0:48): MP3
  25. Dearest Lee Ann (1:13): MP3
  26. The Third Floor (0:56): MP3
  27. On Picasso's Birthday (0:40): MP3
  28. Estival (1:10): MP3
Complete Reading (29:58): MP3

Segue Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, NYC, November 11, 2006

  1. Introduction by Nada Gordon (3:45): MP3
  2. Introduction by Kimberly Lyons (1:22): MP3
  3. Leonora Carrington's Studio (for Lorna Smedman (0:47): MP3
  4. Bangkok (0:53): MP3
  5. Nethermead (0:27): MP3
  6. Labyrinth (0:57): MP3
  7. Black Swallotail (0:57): MP3
  8. The Teacup Ride (2:02): MP3
  9. For Elizabeth Robinson (0:33): MP3
  10. As Instructed (1:31): MP3
  11. The Ancramdale Hotel (2:33): MP3
  12. Red Book (for Tony Fitzpatrick) (1:47): MP3
  13. The Quaker Cemetery (0:42): MP3
  14. Miss Brenda's Ghostss (0:39): MP3
  15. The Great Bear (0:29): MP3
  16. Sagittarius (0:27): MP3
  17. Saqqara (0:40): MP3
  18. 11 Spiders (1:02): MP3
  19. The Gem Room (1:10): MP3
  20. In One Basket (0:43): MP3
  21. Away (1:01): MP3
  22. St. Felix Street (0:57): MP3
  23. Fear of the Future (0:54): MP3
  24. More Samovars (for Toni Simon) (3:53): MP3
  25. Avenue B (1:25): MP3

  26. Complete Recording (33:20): MP3

Segue Series Reading at Double Happiness, March 18, 2000

  • Complete Reading (47:42): MP3

Reading for the Belladonna Series, NYC, January 1, 2000

Complete Reading (18:44): MP3

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, March 20, 1993

  • complete recording (37:18): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, May 1992

  1. April (0:38): MP3
  2. Latitude (0:18): MP3
  3. Polka Dot (0:41): MP3
  4. The Ear Inn (0:34): MP3
  5. Red (1:04): MP3
  6. Scarletina (0:30): MP3
  7. Chicago in Line (0:44): MP3
  8. One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (4:04): MP3
  9. Scissors Cut Paper (6:59): MP3
  10. Mirror (0:44): MP3
  11. The Correspondence of Days (0:49): MP3
  12. At the Payless Point of 10:00 (0:32): MP3
  13. Lapse (0:40): MP3
  14. Remembered Minimal (0:47): MP3
  15. Basket (0:37): MP3
  16. Object Relations (0:48): MP3
  17. Solving Chicago (0:54): MP3
  18. Rayographs (0:56): MP3
  19. Looking for Mina Loy (0:34): MP3
  20. Isn't New York (0:25): MP3
  21. Transformation Then, Said Mr. Spicer (0:31): MP3
  22. Kind (0:31): MP3
  23. Twelve Noon (0:38): MP3
  24. The Museum of Science and Industry (2:36): MP3
  25. Garden (2:09): MP3
Complete Reading (30:50): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, New York, 1986

  1. Aeromet Sweater (1:45): MP3
  2. Stairway's Light (0:39): MP3
  3. Shift (0:41): MP3
  4. Over the introduction to literary theory (0:32): MP3
  5. Fuscia (1:08): MP3
  6. Laurie's Calendar (0:52): MP3
  7. Pieces of Paper (1:59): MP3
  8. Aspire (2:19): MP3
  9. Wrist Codes (4:25): MP3
  10. How to Read the Lines of the Hand (0:45): MP3
  11. Niagra (0:32): MP3
  12. Writing in a notebook with a fake florentine fruit and flower motif (0:34): MP3
  13. Fan Club (0:35): MP3
  14. Thai Coffee (0:34): MP3
  15. Shower (0:20): MP3
  16. Kastengeist (1:12): MP3
  17. Aix-en-Provence (0:46): MP3
  18. Ting Fu (1:27): MP3
  19. Bright Blue (1:20): MP3
  20. A. Semen is purely like aloe (0:10): MP3
  21. B. Before, before (0:16): MP3
  22. M. Dark earrings is an augury (0:22): MP3
  23. Accidents (1:22): MP3
  24. Two Stories About Hair (2:47): MP3
  25. Henna (1:28): MP3
  26. Writing While Asleep (1:12): MP3
  27. In Padua (2:48): MP3
  28. I take my dogs, the whole snarling pack (2:57): MP3

Complete Reading (37:22): MP3

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