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Jean Valentine new poems from Door In the Mountain
The Very Bad Horse read listen print (pdf)
The Coin read listen print (pdf)
Once read listen print (pdf)
To the Bardo read listen print (pdf)
The Blue Dory, the Soul read listen print (pdf)
The Basket House read listen print (pdf)
Trim my hooves read listen print (pdf)
Door in the Mountain read listen print (pdf)
Inkwell       daybreak read listen print (pdf)
My old body read listen print (pdf)
Noon in the line outside read listen print (pdf)
One Foot in the Dark read listen print (pdf)
Your number is lifting
off my hand
read listen print (pdf)
The Windows read listen print (pdf)
Happiness (3) read listen print (pdf)
The Growing Christ of Tzintzuntzan read listen print (pdf)

Earlier poems
In addition to more than 70 new poems, 
Door in the Mountain: New & Collected Poems contains all the poems from each of Jean's books. Read and listen to some of those earlier poems here.

Tim Kahl shot some video of Jean reading at AWP in Denver (April 2010). He put up 8 poems at Youtube:

You Ask

Poem for Reginald Shepherd

On a Passenger Ferry

Hawkins Stable

Don't Silence Yourself, No Te Calles

I am fane a page in the court of space

At a hotel in another star

1943, the vision

. . . .

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To listen to Jean read the poem online, you need the RealPlayer. If you don't have the RealPlayer installed, you can download the free player that's right for you here.

 

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