Reader: Mezey, Robert

Accession Number - 451

Date: 12/01/81
Length: 50 minutes
Tape Quality: good
Collection: Poetry Center
Ethnicity: white
Language: English
Use Policy: available
Content: Translations: "Final Sonnet" by Miguel Hernandez, "In the Twinkling of an Eye" by Benjamin Peret, "Murderer's Wine" by Charles Baudelaire, "Man Is Nothing But" by Tchernichovsky, "Jerusalem" by Judah Haleri, "My Stars" by Abraham Ibn Ezra, and "Gauguin" by Manuel Vasquez Montalban. Own poems: "The Funeral Home," "To Gary at the Threshold of the House," "Unsent Letter to Luis Salinas," and selections from "Couplets." Recites a sonnet by Frost and reads "The Power of Thought." Discusses editing Naked Poetry Anthology, verse forms, the prose poem and fugitive poets.

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