Ken Hada has published 10 volumes of poetry. You may find contact, & other information about his work at www.kenhada.org
Ken reads from Darrell Bourque’s book: “In Ordinary Light: New and Selected Poems” (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press, 2010).
Ken reads nine additional poems from Contemporary American Poetry, edited by R.S. Gwynn and April Lindner (Penguin, 2005)
from “Contemporary American Poetry” edited by RS Gwynn and April Lindner (Penguin, 2005)
Poems from: Elizabeth Raby, “Beneath Green Rain” (Vacpoetry: Purple Flag Press, 2015), Chera Hammons. “The Traveler’s Guide to Bomb City” (Vacpoetry: Purple Flag Press, 2017), Ofelia Zepeda, “Where Clouds Are Formed” (Arizona UP, 2008), Julie Chappell, “As I Pirouette Away” (Turning Plow Press, 2021), Maureen DuRant, “Skirmishes on the Okie-Irish B…
Ken reads poems by Octavio Quintanilla, his first book: “If I Go Missing” (Slough Press, 2014)
Ken reads from one of Berry’s early collections. Berry is one of the foremost voices in environmentally-sensitive writing and place writing
Four poems from THE THIN LIGHT OF WINTER, by Jonas Zdanys: “The Dry Season,” “This Morning,” “Light” and “The Door” (Virtual Artists Collective, 2009)
Ken reads a few of Abbey’s poems, gathered by his editor/friend, published in his only volume of poetry - Earth Apples. Abbey thought of himself as a novelist, and produced wonderful prose, including his famous nonfiction, Desert Solitaire.
Ken reads four new poems: “Blue Jay at Dawn,” “Wildflowers at Dusk,” “Nocturne” and “The World on Hold” - thanks for listening
During this weekend celebrating Woody Guthrie, Ken reads from a kindred spirit - Edwin Markham, most famous for “The Man With The Hoe” - but also other overlooked poems.
Ken reads Jeffers’ timely poems: “The Beauty of Things,” “Animals,” “The World’s Wonders,” “Time of Disturbance,” “The Old Stone-Mason” and “To Death”
Readings from “When She Became You / Songs To Suzanne” by Michael Jennings (Black Spruce Press, 2022).
Ken reads two poems by Zhenya Yevtushenko and three from Chera Hammons’ 2020 book, “Maps of Injury”
Ken reads six of his newest poems, including: Darkness Comes to Me, Questing, Heartbreak, Radiation, Renewing and In the End
Ken reads three of Nobel Prize winner Wislawa Szymborska’s poems - her timely poetic impulse declares “Life goes on” and bears witness to the “incorrigible readiness to start afresh tomorrow”
Ken reads poems by Ann Howells, Bill McCloud, Nikki Herrin, Ken Wheatcroft-Pardue and two of his own.
Two poems from Not Quite Pilgrims, plus three new poems, and two from The Way of the Wind - water, fishing and our human journey
Ken reads George Bilgere’s “Because I could not Stop for Death” from Central Air (Pittsburgh UP, 2022) and Philip Heldrich: three poems from Good Friday (Texas Review Press, 2000 - winner of the Kennedy Poetry Prize. And 3 new poems by Ken Hada
Ken reads several poems from Brady Peterson’s latest book: At the Edge of Town. Plus a new poem by Ken Hada
Ken reads a Philip Levine poem, plus several of his new poems
Ken reads several poems from Paul Bowers’ new book: Ten Acres of the Universe (Turning Plow Press).
Ken reads “Spring and All” plus two more from William Carlos Williams, and one from James Wright.
Ken reads 7 poems from his 2017 collection, BRING AN EXTRY MULE (Vacpoetry 2017). Some river poems and a couple other speingtime poems.
Ken reads three of his poems: one old, two new ones. Thanks for listening
Ken reads several poems from LeAnne Howe’s 2005 collection Evidence of Red, then ends with one of his poems inspired by LeAnne’s novel Miko Kings.
Ken reads from Roxana Cazan’s latest book: Tethered to the Unexpected: poems about illness
Ken reads another batch of new work, echoing the winter weather and the geopolitical chaos felt this week.
Ken reads 6 new poems: Poem in the Afternoon, Morning Prayer, A Thawing, Snow Melt, Hope and The Light of Day
Hymns to the Night, a classic text from German Romanticism
Ken reads several poems by Ruth Stone
Ken reads from Elizabeth Raby’s book Beneath Green Rain
Eleven poems (from eleven poets) from the Oklahoma anthology Bull Buffalo & Indian Paintbrush, edited by Ron Wallace
In this episode, Ken reads poems by Rilke, Roethke, Hayden, Berecka, Thomas, Juhasz and three of his own from his 2010 book, “Spare Parts”
Considering Keats’ joining of beauty and truth, Ken reads poems by Robert Bridges, Emily Dickinson, Rupert Brooke, and one of his own poems.
Recorded New Year’s Eve, Ken reads a few pertinent sections from Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s “In Memoriam A. H. H.”
Ken reads”Returning Snow” from Persimmon Sunday and some holiday poems from Sunlight & Cedar. Peace
Ken reads several poems from the 2013 anthology: “Poetry to the People” edited by Abby Wendle and Scott Gregory (This Land Press)
Ken reads poems from Kai Coggin’s new book: “Mining for Stardust”
Ken reads several new poems from his latest book, Contour Feathers (Turning Plow Press, 2021).
Selections from the 2010 anthology: “Aint Nobody that can Sing like Me”: New Oklahoma Writing (Mongrel Empire Press).
Ken reads from Paul Juhasz’s new book, “Romin” (Fine Dog Press, 2021).
Ken reads several poems from Williams’ Selected Poems, edited by Charles Tomlinson (New Directions).
Ken Hada reads three George Bilgere poems from “The White Museum” and three from “Blood Pages”
“Another Poem in October” by Ken Hada and “The Wild Swans at Coole” by Yeats
Readings from Pablo Neruda’s World’s End and a poem for Jennifer & Michael
Ken Hada reads poems from new books by Alan Berecka and Cullen Whisenhunt and from his own new work: Contour Feathers.
Poems from Julie Chappell’s new book: As I Pirouette Away (Turning Plow Press, 2021).
Ken reads three poems from his new book, Contour Feathers (Turning Plow Press, 2021), plus a new, unpublished poem.
Poems from several authors in the Summer/Fall 2921 issue of I-70 Review
Reading from “Among the Trees” & “A Living is Not a Life” & “Contour Feathers”