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Matthew Rohrer

Emergency Series reading at the Kelly Writers House, January 17, 2008

1. Introduction (4:17) : MP3

from Rise Up
2. Four Romantic Poets (3:28) : MP3
3. Summer Poem (1:00) : MP3
4. Poem on the Radio (0:27) : MP3
5. Poem for the East River (0:40) : MP3
6. Poem Glowing Blue and Orange (0:33) : MP3
7. A Hawk is on Her Heart (0:25) : MP3
8. Sharp (0:34) : MP3
9. Poem (0:32) : MP3
10. In a Bower of Rosemary (2:03) : MP3
11. The Ideograms (5:09) : MP3

from Gentle Reader (with Joshua Beckman and Anthony McCann)
12. Confessions (2:14) : MP3
13. The Shaft of Memory (0:51) : MP3
14. Poem (0:33) : MP3

15. (Coleridge epigraph from Rise Up) (0:33) : MP3

New Poems
16. Werewolves (0:40) : MP3
17. Display Case of Steak (0:47) : MP3
18. A Poem Circulates Among Them (1:16) : MP3

complete reading (26:54) : MP3

in conversation with Dorothea Lasky (23:39) : MP3

Reading at Prairie Lights Books, Iowa City, March 29, 2007

Complete reading (18:14): MP3

poems read:
Four Romantic Poets
Summer Poem
This Postcard
Poem in the Manner of Coleridge
Poem on the Radio
Poem for the East River
Sharp
Poem
The Ideograms
The News is Bad

(recording courtesy of the University of Iowa, and The Writing University)

Verse Press / Delirium Press Reading at Zeke's Gallery, Montreal, January 19, 2005

  1. I Hail From the Bottom of the Sea, the Land of Eternal Darkness (1:26): MP3
  2. Disquisition on Trees (0:43): MP3
  3. Abbot (for Philip Whalen) (0:43): MP3
  4. Happy Birthday (0:30): MP3
  5. Dog Boy (2:03): MP3
  6. Like a Sausage (0:46): MP3
  7. Morning Glory on the Roof (0:50): MP3
  8. Contemplating a River (0:57): MP3
  9. Poem (0:32): MP3
  10. Poem (0:34): MP3
  11. Sharp (0:34): MP3
  12. A Hawk is on Her Heart (0:33): MP3
  13. This Postcard (0:59): MP3
Complete reading (11:26): MP3

Reading for the Segue Series at Double Happiness, New York, October 16, 1999

  • complete reading (22:43): MP3

Matthew Rohrer on PennSound Daily

  • January 31, 2008: "Matther Rohrer: 3 New Readings"
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