DENIS JOHNSON POEMS MY UNDERGRADS AND I READ OUT LOUD THE OTHER DAY IN LIEU OF MY PLANNED LECTURE

The "point" of this "lesson" is aesthetic splendor blahblah pedagogy but really it's about the experience of hearing something totally wild for the first time when the words come out of your own mouth
  1. The Incognito Lounge
  2. White, White Collars
  3. Enough
  4. Night
  5. Heat
  6. The Boarding
  7. The Song
  8. The White Fires of Venus
    This is the poem that made me think this exercise up in the first place.
  9. The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations Millennium General Assembly
    This is the title poem of the book.
  10. Nude
  11. Vespers
  12. The Story