The Carnation
by Francis Ponge


The Carnation, Preface
(not available)

The Carnation 1-6

The Carnation, 7-14

The Carnation, 15

Lee Fahnestock translation, from her collection of Ponge poems, Vegetation.
A reading-aloud with guitar and song, March 4th 2016, Brian Brock


"The Stem of this Magnificent Hero" music photo-video presentation.

Oh Sweet Spontaneous
- a compilation of music from The Carnation, in Just-, The Lamb, I Never Saw a Moor


More such readings-aloud:

in Just- (2016), texts by ee cummings

I Never Saw a Moor (2016), texts by Emily Dickinson

The Lamb (2016) (music video), texts by William Blake, Matthew Arnold, Coventry Patmore

the swineherdzz (2016) lyrics by Brian Brock

Spring Twilight / feeling is first, texts by Sappho, DH Lawrence, ee cummings

Beggars to God, texts from the Rise Up Singing songbook (2016)

Tell Me where is Fancie Bred?, poems from Walter de la Mare's "Come Hither" (2017)

3 poems from Ariel by Sylvia Plath (2018)

Jerusalem, texts from the Rise Up Again songbook (2018)

The Carnation, Preface