A performance and conversation at the intersection of poetry and musical improvisation. Musician/composer Holland Hopson and Poet Hank Lazer have been performing and recording their collaborations for a few years. The NOPF session arises from their current recording sessions of pages/poems from Lazer’s forthcoming book field recordings of mind in morning (BlazeVOX, 2021)– with Hopson playing banjo and fretless banjo. Included in the performance will be a page or two from Lazer’s shape-writing book Slowly Becoming Awake. Via screen share, we will share images of the work being performed. Time will be included for Q&A.