William Matthews reads primarily from Rising and Falling (1979).
"Why I Didn't Notice It," "Many Deluxe Features," "'To Thine Own Self Be True,'" and "Premature Ejaculation"
Matthews, William. Oar in the Old Water. Ithaca, NY: Glad Day Press, 1973.
Readings differ slightly from published versions; published versions carry the titles "Should the schoolboy pull a marble..." and "The women washing dishes... ."
Follain, Jean. A World Rich in Anniversaries. Trans. Mary Feeney and William Matthews. Iowa City, IA: Grilled Flower Press, 1979.
From the sequence "Four Poems About Jamaica." Differs slightly from published version.
Matthews, William. Rising and Falling. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1979.