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Omnibus #37

podcast icon Posted Wednesday, November 07, 2007. Total length: 23:15

A selection of poems from the 2007 issue of riverrun, Dowling's art and literary magazine, as read by students.  Also, a slideshow of artwork from the issue.

"I deny, but my words are not part of their dictionary."
A Fire in Falluja by Margie Suarez

Shownotes with related links:

(Music Courtesy of the Podshow Podsafe Music Network)

  • 0:20 Introduction
    Chris Kretz - Assistant Professor/Reference Librarian
  • 0:57 "Thanks to the Wind"
    Kevin Jackson
  • 2:52 "A Fire in Falluja"
    Margie Suarez
  • 4:07 "The Real Fate of Atlantis"
    Erica Determann
  • 5:04 "Sushi for Dinner"
    JeongMin Park (read by Dr. Andrew Karp)
  • 6:12 "Grandmother's Fireplace"
    Michele Keogh
  • 7:01 "Replay"
    Margie Suarez
  • 8:10 "Harmonica Days"
    Jennifer Davis (read by Erica Determann)
  • 9:25 "Ying Yang Shmang"
    Denice Frohman (read by Kevin Jackson)
  • 10:23 "Camelot"
    Michele Keogh
  • 11:12 "The Eye of Dawn (Mata Hari)"
    Erica Determann
  • 13:16 "The Up"
    Denice Frohman (read by Dr. Andrew Karp)
  • 14:31 "Untitled (Falling Buffalo)"
    Kevin Jackson
  • 15:51 "Raindrops on a Windshield"
    Kimberly Margolis
  • 16:37 Making riverrun
    Interview with Erica Determann and Dr. Andrew Karp
riverrun 2007
 

Sound effects: courtesy of the Free Sound Project used under a Creative Commons Sampling Plus 1.0 license:
cafe, saxophone, London Underground, boiling water, kalimba, clock chime, knife grinder's whistleDutch street-organwind up dinosaur, more London Underground, a different caferadio dial, car door slam.

Song: "Is That a Riot?" YoungBlood Brass Band

 

 

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Omnibus #27

podcast icon Posted Monday, April 23, 2007. Total length: 7:09

Seven poets with ties to Long Island create a collaborative poem through the exquisite corpse technique. Each contributed a few lines knowing next to nothing of what the others had written. Click on shownotes for more information on each of our contributors.
"Poetry must be made by all and not by one."
Isidore Lucien Ducasse

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(Music Courtesy of the Podshow Podsafe Music Network)

All National Poetry Month podcasts.

Song: "Satisfy Me" by Glasshouse

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Omnibus #26

podcast icon Posted Monday, April 16, 2007. Total length: 17:35

Dr. Luis Rivera, Associate Professor of Finance from the Townsend School of Business, on the life and works of his father, Guatemalan poet and diplomat Victor Manuel Rivera-Toledo.
"...he had this passion inside for love, as well as his concern about the human condition."
Dr. Luis Rivera

Shownotes with related links:

(Music Courtesy of the Podshow Podsafe Music Network)

  • 0:10 Introduction
    Chris Kretz - Instructor/Reference Librarian
  • 2:04 Interview with Dr. Luis Rivera
    • Rivera Toledo, Victor Manuel. Lira ausente. Guatemala: Piedra Santa Editorial, 2001.
      Available from the following libraries.
Poems (all copyright Victor Manuel Rivera-Toledo)
  • 4:56 "Cuscatleca"
  • 6:28 "Christmas"
  • 9:09 "Requiem for the Missing"
  • 12:19 "Black Thursday"
  • 15:12 "What Will You Do with My Verses?"
All National Poetry Month Podcasts

Song: "Trying to Find Jasmine" by Mark Cochrane

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Omnibus #25

podcast icon Posted Monday, April 09, 2007. Total length: 28:30

Daniel Thomas Moran has served as Poet Laureate of Suffolk County since 2005. In this interview, in addition to reading a number of his poems, Daniel talks about the creative process and the impact of Long Island on poetry.

"When the impression comes...it's so fast that I have to get it down as quickly as I can."
Daniel Thomas Moran

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(Music Courtesy of the Podshow Podsafe Music Network)

  • 16:18 "Thank You for Driving"
    Copyright Daniel Thomas Moran
  • 20:11 "At the Wake of the 108-Year-Old Woman: In Memory of Abigail Field"
    Copyright Daniel Thomas Moran
  • 22:53 "Some Kind of Sonnet for a Mayfly"
    Copyright Daniel Thomas Moran
  • 26:52 "To My Young Son"
    Copyright Daniel Thomas Moran
Song: "Thanks" by YoungBlood Brass Band

All National Poetry Month podcasts

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Omnibus #14

podcast icon Posted Wednesday, October 25, 2006. Total length: 24:08

"[Long Island] has that tension that I think attracts many poets."
Dr. Virginia Walker

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Song: Tu Cha Cha Cha by Antonin Bastian

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Poems by Aaron Kramer

podcast icon Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2006. Total length: 10:13

Six poems by Aaron Kramer, former professor of English at Dowling College. All poems taken from (and page numbers refer to) the collection Wicked Times edited by Cary Nelson and Donald Gilzinger Jr., 2004 from the University of Illinois Press.

"...it was the human being that always came across in his poetry."
Dr. Joan Boyle

Shownotes with related links:

  • 0:01 Introduction - Chris Kretz, Instructor/Reference Librarian
  • 2:00 Dr. Elio Zappulla, Professor of English and Humanities reading
    • "Prothalamium" (p. 81)
    • "Homecominmg" (p. 86)
    • "To the Countrymen of Alfred Kreymborg" (p. 315)
  • 5:15 Dr. William Thierfelder, Associate Professor of English
    • "Patriotism" (p. 125)
  • 6:54 Dr. Kimberly Poppiti, Assistant Professor of Drama and Dance
    • "In Wicked Times" (p. 138)
  • 7:54 Dr. Joan Boyle, Professor of Philosophy
    • "To Himself" (p. 312)

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