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K. Silem Mohammad

Reading as part of AWP Offsite Reading sponsored by Edge Books, Abraham Lincoln Magazine, and West Wind Review, The Reef, Washington DC, February 5, 2011

complete reading (5:12) MP3

AWP Offsite Reading, sponsored by Bridge Street Books, Four Seasons Hotel, Washington DC, February 3, 2011

  • complete reading (10:54): MP3

On A Voice Box at Studio One, Oakland, April 3, 2009

  1. Introduction (0:59): MP3
  2. Sonnet 1: From fairest creatures we desire increase (1:15): MP3
  3. Sonnet 2: When forty winters shall besiege thy brow (1:35): MP3
  4. Sonnet 4: Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend (1:17): MP3
  5. Sonnet 7: Lo, in the orient when the gracious light (1:31): MP3
  6. Sonnet 9: Is it for fear to wet a widow's eye (1:25): MP3
  7. Sonnet 10: For shame deny that thou bear'st love to any (1:23): MP3
  8. Sonnet 12: When I do count the clock that tells the time (1:27): MP3
  9. Sonnet 13: Oh, that you were your self! But, love, you are (1:16): MP3
  10. Sonnet 15: When I consider every thing that grows (1:16): MP3
  11. Sonnet 55: Not marble nor the gilded monument (1:23): MP3
  12. Sonnet 74: But be contented when that fell arrest (1:34): MP3
  13. Sonnet 103: Alack what poverty my Muse brings forth (1:06): MP3
  14. Sonnet 20: A Woman's face with nature's own hand painted (1:24): MP3
  15. Sonnet 99: The forward violet thus did I chide (1:40): MP3
  16. Sonnet 154: The little love god lying once asleep (1:43): MP3
Complete Reading (23:12): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, March 21, 2009

  1. Sonnet 15: When I Consider Everything That Grows (1:04): MP3
  2. Sonnet 12: When I Do Count the Clock That Tells the Time (1:10): MP3
  3. Sonnet 6: Then Let Not Winter's Ragged Hand Deface You White White Tea-Time Teen (1:00): MP3
  4. Sonnet 7: From Low in the Orient With a Gracious Light New Dedal DDT (1:14): MP3
  5. Sonnet 1: From Fairest Creatures We Require Increase (1:00): MP3
  6. Sonnet 34: Why Didst Thou Promise Such a Beauteous Day? (0:58): MP3
  7. Sonnet 99: The Forward Violet Thus Did I Chide (1:27): MP3
  8. Sonnet 103: Alack What Poverty My Muse Brings Forth (0:53): MP3
  9. Sonnet 104: To Me Fair Friend You Never Can Be Old (1:06): MP3
  10. Sonnet 20: A Woman's Face Which Nature's Own Hand Painted (1:20): MP3

  11. Complete Reading (13:51): MP3

Reading at SUNY-Buffalo, February 27, 2003

From Deer Head Nation (Tougher Disguises, 2003)
  1. Introduction (4:23): MP3
  2. Spooked (2:21): MP3
  3. Hey Boo Boo (2:03): MP3
  4. False / Vodoun Democracy (2:28): MP3
  5. Peace Kittens (3:54): MP3
  6. Keep Honking, I'm Reloading (1:14) MP3
  7. All But Nine (1:27): MP3
  8. Puritan (1:27) MP3
  9. Mr. Watery Eyes (2:12): MP3
  10. Words Mean Things (Blee Bloo Blar Blog) (1:18): MP3 (Kultureflash, April 21, 2004)

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