Event Title

Reading: Maxine Kumin

Presenter Information

Maxine Kumin

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

19-3-1986 8:00 PM

End Date

19-3-1986 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 19, 1986 as part of the 17th annual UND Writers Conference: “To Make a Prairie,” Maxine Kumin reads a selection of poems. Kumin reads “Fräulein Reads Instructive Rhymes,” “Casablanca,” “Morning Swim,” “Watering Trough,” “Woodchucks,” “The Hermit Meets the Skunk,” “Amanda Dreams She Has Died and Gone to the Elysian Fields,” “In the Root Cellar,” “A Mortal Day of No Surprises,” “July Against Hunger,” “Splitting Wood at Six Above,” “Birthday Poem,” “The Envelope,” “My Father's Neckties,” “The Longing to be Saved,” “Feeding Time,” “You Are in Bear Country,” “Atlantic City, 1939,” “Grandchild,” “Video Cuisine,” “Getting Through,” “After the Harvest” [Note: the reading of this poem is interrupted], and “The Long Approach.”

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Mar 19th, 8:00 PM Mar 19th, 9:00 PM

Reading: Maxine Kumin

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 19, 1986 as part of the 17th annual UND Writers Conference: “To Make a Prairie,” Maxine Kumin reads a selection of poems. Kumin reads “Fräulein Reads Instructive Rhymes,” “Casablanca,” “Morning Swim,” “Watering Trough,” “Woodchucks,” “The Hermit Meets the Skunk,” “Amanda Dreams She Has Died and Gone to the Elysian Fields,” “In the Root Cellar,” “A Mortal Day of No Surprises,” “July Against Hunger,” “Splitting Wood at Six Above,” “Birthday Poem,” “The Envelope,” “My Father's Neckties,” “The Longing to be Saved,” “Feeding Time,” “You Are in Bear Country,” “Atlantic City, 1939,” “Grandchild,” “Video Cuisine,” “Getting Through,” “After the Harvest” [Note: the reading of this poem is interrupted], and “The Long Approach.”