Audio Readings

Hear Wes McNair read a selection of poems from The Unfastening.
 
The Button”:
— from section 1, The Unfastening.
 
My Mother’s Penmanship Lessons”:
— from section 1, The Unfastening.
 
The Afterlife”:
— from section 1, The Unfastening. 
 
When They Lay Down”:
— from section 1, The Unfastening.
 
The Unfastening”:
— from section 1, The Unfastening.
 
 “Delight”:
— from section 2, The Master of Loss.
 
The Human Creature”:
— from section 2, The Master of Loss.
 
Russell in the Road”:
— from section 2, The Master of Loss.
 
The Rhubarb Route”:
— from section 2, The Master of Loss.
 
This Poem”:
— from section 2, The Master of Loss.
 
The Master of Loss”:
— from section 2, The Master of Loss.
 
My Stepfather’s Cars”:
— from section 3, The Longing to See.
 
Old Poets”:
— from section 3, The Longing to See.
 
My Mother’s Harvest Centerpiece”:
— from section 3, The Longing to See.
 
The Longing to See”:
— from section 3, The Longing to See.
 
Getting Lost”:
— from section 4, Maintaining.
 
The Revolution”:
— from section 4, Maintaining.
 
Telephone Poles”:
— from section 4, Maintaining.
 
Praise Song”:
— from section 4, Maintaining.
 
Benediction”:
— from section 4, Maintaining.