C. K. Williams - April 26, 1972

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UA Poetry Center

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Modern Languages Auditorium
C. K. Williams

C. K. Williams reads poetry primarily from I Am the Bitter Name (1972). He also reads several ribald pieces (that remain uncollected), showcasing his humor and imagination.

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Introduction
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by Lois Shelton

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"A Poem for the Governments"
Citation

Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"The Beginning of April"
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Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"Becoming Somebody Else"
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Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"The Undead"
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Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"The Spirit and the Triumph"
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Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"Bringing it Home"
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Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"The Rabbit Fights for His Life The Leopard Eats Lunch"
Citation

Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"Poor Hope"
Citation

Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"The Rampage"
Citation

Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"Yours"
Citation

Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"Poem (I think I came close...)"
Citation

Williams, C.K. "Poem." American Poetry Review, vol. 1, no. 1, November/December 1972, pp. 32-33.

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"The Long Bells" and "All the while you're growing up..."
Citation

Williams, C.K. "The Long Bells." I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

"All the while..." is uncollected.

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"The gerbils ate their babies..."
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Uncollected.

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"From Scratch"
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Uncollected.

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"Sometimes I think my cock..."
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Uncollected.

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"I felt awful last night..."
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Uncollected.

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"Kingdom Come"
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Uncollected.

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"The Last"
Citation

Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"Clay Out of Silence"
Citation

Williams, C.K. I Am the Bitter Name. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

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"Spit"
Citation

Williams, C.K. With Ignorance. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977.

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Image
C.K. Williams
Photographer
LaVerne Harrell Clark
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