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Murat Nemet-Nejat

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #257: "The Page," 2012

  • Nemet-Nejat reads from his new book of poetry The Spiritual Life of Replicants (Talisman House) (19:22): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, January 31, 2012

  1. introduction by Bob Perelman (6:00): MP3
  2. To Seyhan Erozcelik, after his friend Haydar Ergulen's Zarf (1:53): MP3
  3. Coffee Grinds 9 [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (3:26): MP3
  4. Birdrose [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:19): MP3
  5. Moody Love [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:12): MP3
  6. Beerose [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:13): MP3
  7. "The bush is growing" [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:27): MP3
  8. Rosemountain [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:13): MP3
  9. Dreamrose [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:40): MP3
  10. Spin-o-sa [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:29): MP3
  11. "s-pun raccoon worshipping the rose" [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:37): MP3
  12. from "A Few Thoughts on Fragments" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (3:29): MP3
  13. epigraphs from The Spiritual Life of Replicants (0:48): MP3
  14. "Imagining death is before all image(-ining) the eye's absence" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:28): MP3
  15. Burial of What Isseen [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:08): MP3
  16. "Ray-ograph, a motion of light without the camera obscura" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:41): MP3
  17. Steam [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:36): MP3
  18. "A bird flies a straight wide path" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  19. The Theft [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:57): MP3
  20. "What's for the eye must not duplicate what is for the ear" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:23): MP3
  21. "A triangle entered the room" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:34): MP3
  22. The Triangle in the River [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (2:17): MP3
  23. "I and Godard have a crush on Karina" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:28): MP3
  24. "A motion of light without the camera obscura" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:29): MP3
  25. The Mortal Proof [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:31): MP3
  26. "If the future exists" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:38): MP3
  27. "Dying can be seen" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:31): MP3
  28. "no(t)w" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  29. "We need to confront vague ideas with clear images" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:23): MP3
  30. "eye do not exIsst" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:12): MP3
  31. "The camera steals our eyes to tell its own dreams" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:39): MP3
  32. "If the groom escapes out of the window the day of his wedding, he'll never come back." Gogol, The Wedding [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  33. Replicants [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:42): MP3
  34. "The thoughts of disappearance is" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:19): MP3
  35. "How beautiful the color of tea" (Orhan Veli) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:18): MP3
  36. "I hear wings in the foliage" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  37. "the eye sees the contradictions in words" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  38. The Wold Shadow [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:49): MP3
  39. "When One has given up One's Life" (Emily Dickinson) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:27): MP3
  40. "Windows, windows are better" (Orhan Veli) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  41. The Eyes Absence [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:00): MP3
  42. "oooscape" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:04): MP3
  43. "Cezanne painting with the same eye" (R. Bresson) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:14): MP3
  44. The Still Life [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:22): MP3
  45. Nature [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  46. "A mass of coffee grind's flying to the sky" (Seyhan Erozcelik) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:40): MP3
  47. "the yellow of the carpet" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:10): MP3
  48. "A dart's [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:05): MP3
  49. Photons Escaped [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:38): MP3
  50. "Death is the ultimate moss" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:07): MP3
  51. "I see, I see, said the blind man" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:12): MP3
  52. Flight Path of O's [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:20): MP3
  53. Luna [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  54. Tic [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:12): MP3
  55. "The floating vision of the god of water" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:10): MP3
  56. "Through a wordless hole darkly" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  57. Eda [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:23): MP3
  58. "errgod" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  59. "water mill why are you moaning" (Yunus Emre) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:46): MP3
  60. "immense pool" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:36): MP3
  61. "ro! because soundnest" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:11): MP3
  62. Cast of Nexus-6 Characters in Blade Runner [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:31): MP3
  63. Q&A Discussion (15:05): MP3
  • complete reading (1:03:40): MP3

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Writers Without Borders presents New European Poets, Kelly Writers House, September 23, 2008

  • complete reading (6:17): MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #138, April 22, 2007

  • complete recording (31:39): MP3

Recorded by Chris Funkhouser, Staten Island, New York, June 22, 2001

  • "a hippo's anus..." (0:20): MP3

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. © 2012 Murat Nemet-Nejat. Used with the permission of Murat Nemet-Nejat. Distributed by PennSound.