Ursula K. Le Guin: Prose and Poetry

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Ursula K. Le Guin and Carolyn Kizer

“This is terrible, I can’t see you. I hope you’re there.” Thus spoke Ursula K. Le Guin, taking the stage for her first 92Y reading in May 1995. That evening, this “wise woman, our seeress, a writer of infinite range and power” (said Carolyn Kizer, her co-reader) read short prose pieces and poems, including:

Sunday in Summer in Seatown
The Lost Children
The Wise Woman
Mouth of the Klamath
Apples
For Virginia Kidd
Werewomen
Her Silent Daughter
Semen
The Woman and the Soul
Inventory
Going Out With Peacocks
The Hard Dancing