In this installment of Lyric Nation, Peter Gizzi reads “On What Became of Mathew Brady’s Battle Photographs,” first published in the January 4, 2007 issue of The Nation and included in The Outernationale (Wesleyan); and “Lullaby,” “Eclogues,” “True Discourse on Power” and “Oversong,” all of which will appear in Threshold Songs, forthcoming from Wesleyan. These poems were recorded by Peter Gizzi.