Susan McMaster Poems

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To hear a poem, please click on the title. You will need mp3-player capability or an audio system such as Windows Media Player, available free on the web. (Note: for Quicktime Player, you may need to manually restart the cursor at the beginning of piece before listening, in order to avoid cut-off sounds.) All poetry and music is copyright © The creators, as noted for each work, Ottawa, Canada, 1970-present; please contact me for permission for commercial or union-governed broadcast. You are welcome to use these recordings in any personal, educational, or non-profit context without specific permission, although I would be glad to hear from you about such uses. Send me a permission request or comment.

Excerpts from Until the Light Bends (Pendas, 2004), from the radio show Gathering Voices hosted by Penn Kemp (2010).

For First Draft wordmusic written by Colin Morton in collaboration with Andrew McClure, go to Poetry and fiction by Colin Morton.

For a recent video by Alrick Huebener of three poems recorded at Lac Vert, check out this YouTube video. Listen also to mp3s linked from Geode Music & Poetry.

The following list is keyed by source publication (see below) and arranged alphabetically. For more information, please return to HOME.

ABCD WM and N/S, poem and wordmusic by Susan McMaster, performers SM, Colin Morton, Andrew McClure

Alberta Fall, and Scrapbook WM and Pass, poems by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM, AM

Circle WM, Pass and DGFire, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performer AM

Death of a Youngish Man, for Len WM and N/S, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM

Dream Song WM and Pass, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM, AM

Double Vision WM and Pass, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM, AM

Evening WM and Pass, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM, AM

Pass this way again WM and Pass, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM, AM

Perceiving a Stable Environment WM ('Science songs number one'), DG, and Deriva, poem by SM, music by AM, performers PQ, YM

Reason Breaking Free WM, DG and Deriva (both 'Quantum World'), poem by SM, music by AM, performers PQ, YM

Restlessness/L'ennuie WM and N/S, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM, AM

Shadowless WM and Pass, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM, AM

Spring Over Grown WM and Scream, poem by SM, music and wordmusic by AM, performers PQ, AM, Lynne Simpson, YM

Streets WM and Pass, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performer SM

This is then grief WM, N/S and DGFire (both 'Grief'), poem and wordmusic by SM, performers SM, CM, AM

Vilanelle WM and Pass, poem by SM, wordmusic by AM, performers SM, CM, AM


KEY TO PUBLICATIONS & RECORDINGS
GAR The Gargoyle's Left Ear (book)
ULB Until the Light Bends (bk)
UP Uncommon Prayer (bk)
LTR Learning to Ride (bk)
HB The Hummingbird Murders (bk)
DG Dark Galaxies (bk)
Deriva La Deriva del Pianeta (trans)
ULBGeode Until the Light Bends (CD)
Geode Geode Music & Poetry (CD)
SB SugarBeat Music & Poetry (CD)
N/S North/South (wordmusic scores)
Pass Pass this way again (wordmusic scores)
Scream The Scream: First Draft (bk)
WM Wordmusic (audiotape, CD on request)
WP Waging Peace (bk)
CV Convergence: Poems for Peace (CD)
Siolence Siolence: Poets on women (bk)
DGFire Dangerous Graces (script)

For additional publication and recording information, please see the List of works, and the Links to other SM web sites and Reviews & quotations pages. For purchases, see Buy a book, CD or poem.

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This page last updated 9 October 2008 by SM.