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Introduction by Chris Funkhouser: PDF

Reading from The First House, Barrytown, NY, November 17, 2018

Complete reading (1:17:05): MP3

  1. Introduction (1:28): MP3
  2. I’m the Architect of Any Space I Pass Through Waking (4:27): MP3
  3. Finding a World Means Liking it in Here (3:02): MP3
  4. News from Deep Space Non (2:46): MP3
  5. Every Sound Is Word (2:21): MP3
  6. Appear Without Fear (2:10): MP3
  7. Mirroring Talks (2:36): MP3
  8. Peripheral Temporality Vision (2:52): MP3
  9. Gendered Vexation Zones (2:25): MP3
  10. The Art is Taking the Bad Out of the Bad (2:36): MP3
  11. Sounding Lightning (2:49): MP3
  12. Talking Her Into Being (2:28): MP3
  13. Body in Hand (2:49): MP3
  14. The Tauntra of Holding your Horses (2:05): MP3
  15. Thinking’s from the Word Between (2:50): MP3
  16. It Happens Here First Wherever We Are (2:13): MP3
  17. No Going Back (2:37): MP3
  18. Spatial Destiny Spread Against Open Sky (2:54): MP3
  19. Geno Scenic Aura (3:09): MP3
  20. Pronominal Slimming (2:43): MP3
  21. The Shifting Fate of Leathers (2:36): MP3
  22. Stripped Principal Variable (2:28): MP3
  23. It's Not Me Anyway (2:44): MP3
  24. In One Mouth and Out the Other (2:38): MP3
  25. Neighborly Lines (2:39): MP3
  26. A Vortex Passed Already (2:39): MP3
  27. The Tongue Susceptible to Divinization (2:28): MP3
  28. Erogenous Issues of Illicit Publicity (2:24): MP3
  29. Hermanautical Mappings (3:08): MP3

Reading from The Ghost In Between, Barrytown, NY, November 8, 2018

Complete reading (1:31:54): MP3

  1. Introduction to the Ghost In-between (3:48): MP3
  2. Tomorrow Never Comes (2:22): MP3
  3. Falling Toward Waiting to Know (2:29): MP3
  4. Accidental Accountants (2:38): MP3
  5. Waving Back (2:44): MP3
  6. Pronoun Phonics (2:28): MP3
  7. Figuring Being Blown (2:12): MP3
  8. Sun Sounds in the Tongue (2:33): MP3
  9. Inverse Linguality (2:20): MP3
  10. Catching My Instant (2:38): MP3
  11. Co-configurative Eternities (2:05): MP3
  12. Possibly Self Emanation (2:34): MP3
  13. Mobile Heart Mobile Tongue (2:51): MP3
  14. Nurture of Mind (2:41): MP3
  15. Complete-Timing (2:35): MP3
  16. Metaphoric Literalities (2:40): MP3
  17. Wake Walking (2:12): MP3
  18. Oh Mind Fear Flakes (2:39): MP3
  19. Ad Hoc Reality (2:29): MP3
  20. Momentary Make Up (2:16): MP3
  21. Saying it Tongue in Belly (2:56): MP3
  22. By No Means (2:23): MP3
  23. Synaxius Centers (2:25): MP3
  24. A Dove Dying Fall (2:31): MP3
  25. Two Channel Brain Frame (2:25): MP3
  26. An Other Floating World (2:48): MP3
  27. Free made Epigram (2:34): MP3
  28. Stressing Telling (2:41): MP3
  29. Truer Lucinations (2:32): MP3
  30. My True Self-The-Alien (2:57): MP3
  31. Metaphor-the-Night-Boat (2:47): MP3
  32. The-Glossology-of-Desire-Epigram (2:53): MP3
  33. The-Underline (2:52): MP3
  34. Silence-Ringing-in-Your-Ears_ (3:06): MP3
  35. Inter-dimensional Signaling (2:57): MP3

Memorial reading for Gerrit Lansing in Kingston, NY, October 20, 2018

Complete Reading (9:11): MP3

Reading fromVerbal Paradise, Barrytown, NY, July 3, 2018

Complete reading (1:22:40): MP3

  1. Introduction (2:18): MP3
  2. Thinking Map (1:32): MP3
  3. Surface Tension (1:53): MP3
  4. Tongue Within Bounds (1:23): MP3
  5. Minding Saying (1:52): MP3
  6. Skipping Truth Like a Stone on Water (2:04): MP3
  7. The Story Goes on Without Me (1:52): MP3
  8. Language Speaking For itself is the Only One Speaking for All (1:22): MP3
  9. Mind Mattering (2:13): MP3
  10. Showing Up Over (1:35): MP3
  11. Feeling True (1:30): MP3
  12. hyper-Intentional Say (1:25): MP3
  13. Spring Back (0:59): MP3
  14. Closed by Senses Five (2:03): MP3
  15. Elemental Atousal (1:42): MP3
  16. Word Contains the Flow Over (1:35): MP3
  17. Contrary Indications (2:06): MP3
  18. Things Said to Themselves (1:28): MP3
  19. Live All Life Times All (0:50): MP3
  20. Homing Motions (1:12): MP3
  21. A Breath a Work Apart (0:46): MP3
  22. Looking In From Around (1:02): MP3
  23. Living Orients (1:47): MP3
  24. Playing Out (0:57): MP3
  25. Passing Pure Lands Folded in Saying So (0:54): MP3
  26. Saying Safe and Lean Too (0:52): MP3
  27. The Point of Knowing (0:57): MP3
  28. The Rhymes That Times Itself (1:43): MP3
  29. Our Language Visions Truth be Told (1:18): MP3
  30. Low Grade Shock Stepping it Up (1:21): MP3
  31. A Hunt For Defining Gesture (1:41): MP3
  32. ”In these lengthen victuals his brain often reeled” -Hawthorne (2:02): MP3
  33. ”They reeled too and throw and staggered like a drunken man” Psalms 107:27 (2:09): MP3
  34. ”In Syphisis and huge round stone did reel” Spencer (2:27): MP3
  35. Whence What Come (1:02): MP3
  36. Stepped Up Self Removal (1:43): MP3
  37. Breaking Wave (1:19): MP3
  38. Toning my Own (1:26): MP3
  39. Watch Out Synaptic Dropdown into Undersense (2:05): MP3
  40. Thorough Through in Through (2:58): MP3
  41. Refusion (1:29): MP3
  42. Wedge (0:53): MP3
  43. Swallow (1:08): MP3
  44. Seminal Role (1:32): MP3
  45. Paridial Warbles (1:34): MP3
  46. Lingual Qualia (0:45): MP3
  47. Nights Ignition (0:49): MP3
  48. Open Flat and Circle Gaps (2:00): MP3
  49. In Seminal Sendings (0:56): MP3
  50. honor the Clamour (1:48): MP3
  51. Bis (0:34): MP3
  52. Speaking by Way of a Tail (0:52): MP3
  53. Flash Through (0:11): MP3
  54. Still Thinking (0:43): MP3
  55. Just Dowsing (0:47): MP3
  56. Refining Jest (1:29): MP3
  57. Doing With Mirrors (0:31): MP3
  58. Seeming Saying (1:16): MP3

Reading from Glossodelia Attract (preverbs), October 26–November 21, 2017

October 26, 2017

  • speaking animate (48:38): MP3
  • real time linguality (21:28): MP3

November 2, 2017

  • reals within reels & other sides (51:41): MP3
  • feedback from the periphery (26:18): MP3

November 11, 2017

  • sleight of scale 1-3 (9:12): MP3
  • sleight of scale 4-23 (47:48): MP3
  • ins and outs of neverbefore (46:58): MP3

November 21, 2017

  • woman at the heart of it all (53:47): MP3

Reading from The Daimon of the Moment (preverbs), November 21–December 14, 2017

November 21, 2017

  • the daimon of the moment / eyes on the road (28:35): MP3

November 29, 2017

  • an artifact of my work, speaking (45:47): MP3
  • going places places go (35:28): MP3

December 5, 2017

  • things to keep between voices (54:13): MP3
  • life below the bottom line (58:31): MP3

December 14, 2017

  • wormhole poetics (32:00): MP3

Scorned Beauty Comes Up From Behind (preverbs), December 14, 2017

Complete recording (37:18): MP3


Things Done for Themselves (preverbs), December 19–22, 2017

December 19, 2017

  • (Book I / Things Done for Themselves) things done for themselves / right sounds/ friends forever / tuning mind out / what it sounds like to be here (56:55): MP3
  • (Book I / Things Done for Themselves) poetic faith / words live beyond their saying (15:43): MP3
  • (Book II / Witnessing the Place Awake) mouth surfing / a sense of itself / hearing light walking down (14:20): MP3

December 22, 2017

  • witnessing the place awake / omnidirectional transubstantiation / turning out to be / untold newly unnamed sayings (1:05:42): MP3

Not Even Rabbits Go Down This Hole (preverbs), December 22–27, 2017

December 22, 2017

  • 1-11 (29:03): MP3

December 27, 2017

  • 12-34 (57:03): MP3

Polypoikilos: matrix in variance (preverbs), December 27, 2017–January 13, 2018

December 27, 2017

  • 1-11 (27:06): MP3

January 13, 2018

  • 12-21 (24:38): MP3
  • 22-34 (32:49): MP3

Recordings by Chris Funkhouser.


© 2018 George Quasha. These sound recordings available for non-commercial and educational use only. Distributed with permission by PennSound.