Robert Sward reads primarily from Thousand-Year-Old Fiancée and Other Poems (1965) and Kissing the Dancer and Other Poems (1964). He also reads two poems that were unpublished at the time of the reading and a poem and excerpt from an essay by Pablo Neruda.
Opening Remarks and "Holding Hands"
Original recording begins in the middle of the opening remarks.
Sward, Robert. Thousand-Year-Old Fiancée and Other Poems. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1965.