BARRY GRAHAM, Scottish author, journalist, Zen monk in U.S. Books include THE BOOK OF MAN (an American Library Association best book of the year), THE WRONG THING (finalist for SPINETINGLER MAGAZINE best novel of the year), WHEN IT ALL COMES DOWN TO DUST (a MYSTERY PEOPLE best book of the year) and KILL YOUR SELF: LIFE AFTER EGO, an Amazon Kindle bestseller in the Zen category.

The last couple weeks, I’ve been re-reading John Berryman’s The Dream Songs, and being shocked all over again by the magnificence of these poems. In this video from 1967, Berryman is interviewed in Dublin by Al Alvarez, and reads Dream Song #14.