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.

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

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

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

The Carnation, Preface