Poetry reading featuring Robert Bly (part 1 of 2) (Audio)
Robert Bly poetry reading at Duff's Restaurant for River Styx PM Series.
Recording Index: 11 O'Clock at Night Intro; 11 O'Clock at Night 2:19; Introduction 6:57; "Drums" 7:28; Concerto in the Key of Er 11:54; Intro to Key of Ah 14:33; Key of Ah 15:28; "After Trailing their bony legs" 19:14; "When I'm alone" 21:05; "Once I loved you only a few minutes a day" 22:23; Intro to "In the month of may" 22:47; "In the Month of May" 26:10; "I sat reading alone" 31:09; "The Viking ship sails into the whole harbour" 35:30; "I talked to my inner lover" 37:30; intro to "The spiritual athlete" 40:00; "The Spiritual Athlete" 40:52; "Friend please tell me" 42:25; introduction to "Between the conscious and unconscious" 44:51; "Between the conscious and unconscious" 45:23; "inside this clay jug" 49:02; Intro to the poet Rumi 52:55; "The Question is Are Women Spiritual or Are they Sexual" 53:35; "Today Like Every Other Day we Wake up empty and scared" 55:00
Funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Access to Historical Records grant
Washington University in St. Louis
mp3 edited access file was created from unedited access file which was sourced from preservation WAV file that was generated from original audio cassette.
River Styx at Duff's
River Styx Archive (MSS127), 1973-2001
River Styx PM Series
His poems after 11 O'Clock at Night have music incooperated into the performance and he repeats his poems often once with music and once without music; some of these performances are translations from poets Kabir and Rumi