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Listen: Sam Witt at Prairie Lights Books

The audio recording of Sam Witt's reading at Prairie Lights Books is now available. Witt read a selection of poems from his new book, Sunflower Brother, poems that are, as host Jan Weissmiller observes in her introduction to the reading, "elegaic, and very Southern, as is Sam." He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and currently a member of the faculty of the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Listen: Sam Witt at Prairie Lights, 4/5/07Sam Witt read the following poems from Sunflower Brother:

"A Brief History of the South"
"The Cold War"
"With Crickets"
"The Kiss"
"The Listening Room"
"Stepping into the Light"
"Occupation Dreamland"
"Water Fowl Descending"
"Why I Hate the King"
"The Believer"
"The Ice Ballad"


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