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Robert Vas Dias poetry reading, December 1, 1970
Vas Dias, Robert
Vas Dias, Robert
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UC San Diego, Library, Special Collections and Archives
Paul Blackburn Audio Collection
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SIDE I: Birds That Day (this has been a week a bird omens) -- The Second Breath (the top what we think of last ridge) -- Male and Female Nudes of Conundrum (the argument we had agreed to bathe separately) -- Pleasure and Naming of It (a tourist) -- Quick Water You -- The Meal at 3300 (now days to fly is to eat) -- Song After Hearing Tapes of Humpback Whales Singing (cold oceans) -- Fly (I've become suddenly conscious I'm going to kill him) -- Confrontation (Highland cattle) -- Horseface in Michigan (mounted magic bear) -- Colorado Sijo (to this ummer's work I live in a bunk house with ground squirrels) -- Subway Sijo (in the rush hour) -- Hermitcrab Sijo -- Procession to Charlestown Market -- Sijo Beginning with Words Overheard in the Sandbox Prospect Park -- I Take My Son at 2 to the Glass House (the pitchman) -- Nights in the Gardens of New Jersey -- Auto See Jo (I am moved) -- World Record (somewhere below) -- Inside Outer Space (have seen oasis) -- Soft Landing -- While Waiting for His Birth -- Natural History of Flight (as animals) -- Planet Plasma -- Where the Head Is (thin black cloud) -- Whitman Among Missouri School Children (here the red tailed hawk) -- The Poem Itself In Relation to the Standard of Living (there is no doubt) -- Dump Poem (this is a genuine used poem -- last year's model poem) -- Saturday Poem -- Clunker Poem -- As Though Poem -- Returned Marine -- I'm Cutting Open a Friend's Book [partial] SIDE II: I'm Cutting Open a Friend's Book [continued]-- Through the Automatic Carwash -- Urban Metaphore -- What Happened -- The Subway Man -- Taking the Airs (breating anyway).
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (
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Works by Robert Vas Dias used by permission of the poet.
Recorded in Cortland, New York
1 sound cassette (approximately 58 min.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape

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