Category Archives: Listening

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  Having finished with The Sad Phoenician we’ll be moving on, possibly to some Mennonite poets. Blue in Green by Miles DavisĀ  to have green become blue. Or vice versa.

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Got ahead of u

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Vot Mutta Zaid 2

Shit my mother said Modernist Bread and Flying pancakes https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/tell-me-something-i-dont-know-2/e/49183268?autoplay=true Just the first 1:30 seconds, haven’t figured out how to cut clips.  

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Shit My Mother Said

Vot Mutta Zaid There are random low-German phrases I heard my mother say that surface when I find myself in similar sixty some-thing circumstances. I will try to repeat them the best I can. I will not translate them. I intend to mis-translate them, providing an association instead. Here’s the first.   “Isn’t It Funny […]

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Cover Poems (another Idea)

I think these two examples from my Jimmy Bang Blues Project explain it best. “Jimmy Bang’s Limbo Blues” covers a poem by Dorothy Parker and a song by King Biscuit Boy. This one is more recent, but reaches back to 1 Corinthians 13 1 – 3; and Marc Bolan of T.Rex fame. Jimmy’s Bang A […]

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I’m Back

I’ve bought a good USB Microphone (thanks for the recommendation, Murray Toews) and will now finish recording The Sad Phoenician by Robert Kroetsch. You can check it out if you click on the letter o, a recent blog posts like the rest of the alphabet. I’m considering switching my blog to podcast, but we’ll see. […]

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from The Sad Phoenician by Robert Kroetsch, published by Coach House Press, 1979. Read by Victor Enns.  

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