Event Title

Reading: Yusef Komunyakaa

Presenter Information

Yusef Komunyakaa

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

25-3-1995 8:00 PM

End Date

25-3-1995 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 25, 1995 during the 26th annual UND Writers Conference: “States of the Art,” Yusef Komunyakaa reads a selection of poems. Komunyakaa reads “Charmed,” “More Girl Than Boy,” “Venus'-flytraps,” “The Smokehouse,” “Blackberries,” “Banking Potatoes,” “Camouflaging the Chimera,” “You and I are Disappearing,” “We Never Know,” “A Break from the Bush,” "Tu Do Street,” “Ode to the Maggot,” “The Reed Boat,” “Watson and the Shark,” Yellow Jackets,” “My Father's Love Letters,” “Prisoners,” “Blue Light Lounge Sutra For the Performance Poets at Harold Park Hotel,” “To Have Danced With Death,” “Thanks,” “Euphony,” “The Deck,” “Slam Dunk and Hook,” and “Facing It.”

Introduced by Kevin Marzahl.

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Reading: Yusef Komunyakaa

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 25, 1995 during the 26th annual UND Writers Conference: “States of the Art,” Yusef Komunyakaa reads a selection of poems. Komunyakaa reads “Charmed,” “More Girl Than Boy,” “Venus'-flytraps,” “The Smokehouse,” “Blackberries,” “Banking Potatoes,” “Camouflaging the Chimera,” “You and I are Disappearing,” “We Never Know,” “A Break from the Bush,” "Tu Do Street,” “Ode to the Maggot,” “The Reed Boat,” “Watson and the Shark,” Yellow Jackets,” “My Father's Love Letters,” “Prisoners,” “Blue Light Lounge Sutra For the Performance Poets at Harold Park Hotel,” “To Have Danced With Death,” “Thanks,” “Euphony,” “The Deck,” “Slam Dunk and Hook,” and “Facing It.”

Introduced by Kevin Marzahl.