K. Silem Mohammad

K. Silem Mohammad reads on "A Voice Box" at Studio One in Oakland, California, on April 3, 2009.

Introduction (0:59): MP3 ("Shakespeare's sonnets . . . messed up," he says.)

[] Sonnet 1: From fairest creatures we desire increase (1:15): MP3 [] Sonnet 2: When forty winters shall besiege thy brow (1:35): MP3 [] Sonnet 4: Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend (1:17): MP3 [] Sonnet 7: Lo, in the orient when the gracious light (1:31): MP3 [] Sonnet 9: Is it for fear to wet a widow's eye (1:25): MP3 [] Sonnet 10: For shame deny that thou bear'st love to any (1:23): MP3 [] Sonnet 12: When I do count the clock that tells the time (1:27): MP3 [] Sonnet 13: Oh, that you were your self! But, love, you are (1:16): MP3 [] Sonnet 15: When I consider every thing that grows (1:16): MP3 [] Sonnet 55: Not marble nor the gilded monument (1:23): MP3 [] Sonnet 74: But be contented when that fell arrest (1:34): MP3 [] Sonnet 103: Alack what poverty my Muse brings forth (1:06): MP3 [] Sonnet 20: A Woman's face with nature's own hand painted (1:24): MP3 [] Sonnet 99: The forward violet thus did I chide (1:40): MP3 [] Sonnet 154: The little love god lying once asleep (1:43): MP3

Complete Reading (23:12): MP3

K. Silem Mohammad’s PennSound page.