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Farid Matuk


This Isa Nice Neighborhood (Letter Machine Editions, 2010)

recorded in its entirety at Matuk's home in Dallas, March 2011

  • 1. Of Mule and Deer (0:33): MP3

  •            I.

  • 2. All Stories Great and Small (1:34): MP3
  • 3. History As a War of Poses (2:32): MP3
  • 4. Maybe Go to the Sea (3:29): MP3
  • 5. Carols (0:53): MP3
  • 6. Talk (1:38): MP3
  • 7. Talk (1:29): MP3
  • 8. The Good Object (0:57): MP3
  • 9. The Good Object (0:45): MP3
  • 10. Long Before and Shortly After (1:00): MP3
  • 11. Cairn (1:34): MP3
  • 12. "I remember voices saying, 'voda,' then the felt of their tents" (2:55): MP3
  • 13. Poem in which Literature and the Market Show Me What There Is to Lose (1:26): MP3
  • 14. The Good Object (1:02): MP3

  •            II. Labo Sur Libre

  • 15. Of Our Porvenir (future, fortune) (0:37): MP3
  • 16. Poem (0:35): MP3
  • 17. Immigrants (2:26): MP3
  • 18. Southside Free (9:19): MP3
  • 19. Immigrants (3:53): MP3

  •            III.

  • 20. As You Accompany Your Death (0:44): MP3
  • 21. All Stories Great and Small (1:05): MP3
  • 22. As You Accompany Your Death (0:46): MP3
  • 23. Anamorphosis (1:55): MP3
  • 24. Orange County Knows How to Party (1:45): MP3
  • 25. Hollywood (5:36): MP3
  • 26. Do the Moth (4:20): MP3

  •            IV.

  • 27. Poem at Bee Creek (3:42): MP3
  • 28. July (0:29): MP3
  • 29. Poem (0:44): MP3
  • 30. Porn Study (0:56): MP3
  • 31. But Richard, Will You Show Me an Ethic of Freedom? (3:38): MP3
  • 32. [We talk of having a baby] (0:13): MP3
  • 33. After a Western (0:28): MP3
  • 34. You’re Dead, the Astronaut Corps (2:09): MP3
  • 35. An American in Dallas (3:13): MP3

  •            V. This Isa Nice Neighborhood

  • 36. Tallying Song (16:07): MP3


  • complete recording (1:25:01): MP3

From Wave Books' PoetryPolitic Blog, 2008

Of Our Porvenir (0:44): MP3
Long Before Poetry (0:49): MP3

© 2011 Farid Matuk. These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. Used with permission of the author. Distributed by PennSound.