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Cal Bedient

Cal Bedient

Bedient, Cal
Title: Cal Bedient
Reading Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Welcome and Introduction-6547

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by Frances Sjoberg

Opening Remarks and "Candy Necklace"-6549

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Bedient, Cal. Candy Necklace. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1997.

"Ten Thousand Ears Stood Out from Shaved Heads and Listened"-6551

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Bedient, Cal. Candy Necklace. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1997.

"Can That Be She"-6553

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Bedient, Cal. Candy Necklace. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1997.

from "They Liked It Because the Wind Blew, and Blew the Birds About"-6555

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Bedient, Cal. The Violence of the Morning. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2002.

"Clouds of Willing Seen in the Bird Day"-6557

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Bedient, Cal. The Violence of the Morning. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2002.

"Minotaur Provides for This Paragraph"-6559

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Bedient, Cal. The Violence of the Morning. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2002.

"Take Me to the Godfish"-6561

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Bedient, Cal. The Violence of the Morning. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2002.

"The Wild Troops of Proportion"-6563

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last word of poem truncated on original recording


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Bedient, Cal. Candy Necklace. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1997.

"Active Rhythm (The Indigo Letter)"-6565

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differs slightly from published version; last word of poem truncated on original recording


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Bedient, Cal. Days of Unwilling. Philadelphia, PA: Saturnalia Books, 2008.

"The Pink Letter"-6567

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differs from published version


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Bedient, Cal. Days of Unwilling. Philadelphia, PA: Saturnalia Books, 2008.

"You Can Be the Subject of Wild Admiration in Ten Days"-6569

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differs slightly from published version


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Bedient, Cal. Days of Unwilling. Philadelphia, PA: Saturnalia Books, 2008.

"The Last Packard Until We Win the War"-6571

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differs from published version; last word of poem truncated on original recording


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Bedient, Cal. Days of Unwilling. Philadelphia, PA: Saturnalia Books, 2008.

"I Tell You These Things Because You Are Clearly in Pain"-6573

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differs from published version


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Bedient, Cal. Days of Unwilling. Philadelphia, PA: Saturnalia Books, 2008.

Feedback or Suggestions?

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Reading Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Cal Bedient reads poetry appearing in Candy Necklace (1997), The Violence of the Morning (2002), and Days of Unwilling (2008). Poems that went on to appear in the latter collection differ from their published versions.

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