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The Simone White and Erica R. Doyle Poetry Project, February 22nd, 2013

Complete Reading (29:31): Complete Recording

  1. Introduction (1:10): MP3
  2. Dear Tom Krell (9:07): MP3
  3. Pestilent (1:44): MP3
  4. One Each (0:58): MP3
  5. Waters (2:59): MP3
  6. You and Me are not Friends, Okay? (0:59): MP3
  7. A Monkey Could do This (0:44): MP3
  8. Metaphor for the Changing Season (0:50): MP3
  9. Was a Flat Breastplate (0:41): MP3
  10. Was Old Lion or on the Camino (1:59): MP3
  11. They Say They can Fill Me Up with a Baby (1:49): MP3

Reading for ythm, SUNY Buffalo, 2016

"Dog Poem": listen at ythm

Simone White Reading for the Leslie Scalapino Memorial Lecture in Innovative Poetics, Presented by Small Press Traffic, San Francisco, CA, June 1, 2014

Read the full text of Simone White's speech "Leslie Scalapino Memorial Lecture in Innovative Poetics, with Divya Victor." [via XPoetics]

Reading for the Segue Series, Zinc Bar, New York City, January 11, 2014

Complete Reading (38:47): MP3

  1. Introduction (5:20): MP3
  2. Coltrane Live at Birdland (3:21): MP3
  3. Preliminary Notes on Street Attacks (7:29): MP3
  4. Comment (3:09): MP3
  5. So As Not To Embarrass My Comrades (2:46): MP3
  6. Its Principal Theorist (0:24): MP3
  7. Windram (1:25): MP3
  8. Simone 11 (3:02): MP3
  9. Michael 2 (1:37): MP3
  10. Arthur 51 (0:26): MP3
  11. Planar (0:44): MP3
  12. [3 poems] Kettle to Pot, There was a time I hardly went three steps, Don't muzzle me fucker-maker (2:04): MP3
  13. It Must Be Shameless (0:46): MP3
  14. Probably Your Soulmate (1:15): MP3
  15. Anthony (4:28): MP3

Reading for Poetry Project, New York City, May 22, 2013

Introduced by Eileen Myles

Complete Recording (29:30): MP3

Reading for the Segue Series, Bowery Poetry Club, New York City, May 31, 2008

Complete (28:56): MP3

  1. Introduction (2:26): MP3
  2. Hair Magic (3:21): MP3
  3. Northern Liberties (0:44): MP3
  4. Transfiguration (0:33): MP3
  5. Surrender (0:41): MP3
  6. Black Room (0:59): MP3
  7. Almost Understanding (1:21): MP3
  8. Hydrangea Peony Madagascar (0:33): MP3
  9. New Eye (0:36): MP3
  10. How It Works (2:43): MP3
  11. Before I Was A Woman (1:53): MP3
  12. This Is The Small Hill (3:50): MP3
  13. On Occasion In Spring, One Is Really Ecstatic, On The Street Nearest The River, Floating Alone (0:57): MP3
  14. Pimp Cup (1:16): MP3
  15. Big Time (1:13): MP3
  16. Jump Off (0:46): MP3
  17. Rig (1:27): MP3
  18. Memory For Starling (1:34): MP3
  19. Poem That Reminds Me Of Barack Obama (1:48): MP3

Reading for the Belladonna Series, Dixon Place, New York City, March 11, 2008

Erica Kaufman introduces Simone White (2:59): MP3

  1. World Without End (1:50): MP3
  2. Simone de Beauvoir Complains of Illness in Brazil (2:07): MP3
  3. Epistolary Left-Handed Poem (5:26): MP3
  4. Untitled Poem [I could stand in the neighbor's houseā€¦] (3:43): MP3
  5. Pimp Cup (1:08): MP3
  6. Big Time (1:42): MP3
  7. Jump Off (0:46): MP3
  8. Rig (2:51): MP3
  9. Poem That Reminds Me of Barack Obama (1:46): MP3
  • Complete Reading (22:19): MP3

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