Barbara Holland reads selections from her book "Crises of Rejuvenation:" Crises of Rejuvenation -- The inevitable knife -- Not fungus, no, never that! -- A tryst beneath a bird house -- Autumn wizard -- This certain quaintness -- An abominable breakfast -- Rag picker -- My old friend, the sorcerer -- In the cause of justice -- Who says -- The best of all possible worlds -- Not nice at all! -- A street throughout the years -- High on three cups of tea -- Take flight to Montreal! Paul Oppenheimer reads from "Before a Battle and Other Poems:" Before a Battle -- Gauguin -- For the woman Narcissa -- In our garden one morning she hangs things to dry -- A reply to a lady who implied, both before and afterward, that he ought to commit himself either to her, or to an asylum -- Epitaph for Satan, who died a sea captain, lost at sea in the year zero -- For a young woman -- The fat lady of the circus -- In the middle of things -- For a certain unknown friend -- Egyptian sonnets: a progress. Produced by Charles Ruas.
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