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Spring in This World of Poor Mutts

4.70  ·  Rating Details  ·  60 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 85 pages
Published 1968 by Columbia University Press
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Matthew
Jun 20, 2016 Matthew rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry
It Is Morning


Too late
Hard fish
Too late to be morning
Too early . . . . . early love
The tree played into
by 4 birds
The hornet . . . . . even though
the nest is shaking
Where did they go?

*

After the Rain


The soap is wet from the storm
and then it is lost
. . . . . . . . .
I am peeking out.
I feel a chill across
the forehead
The breeze. The toy gun . . .
The quiet birds,
not as quiet as the cork

from this bottle we
drank last night

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Dusk


Before the dusk grows deeper
Now comes a little moth dressed in
rose pink, wings
...more
Ed Smith
Apr 11, 2013 Ed Smith rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Actually Joe gave his book to me back in the early 1980s.
It might have been after Ted Berrigan's funeral in Bloomfied.
Mark Hilliringhouse, the late Mike Reardon & I were having a few
beers with Joe & his wife Rosemary. The Ceravolos were very kind to
us and we talked alot that day after Ted's funeral had to be 5 or 6 P M
the Sun was coming through the windows. WE drove out to Long Island
Veterans Cememtery because Alice Notley has no money to bury Ted.
His first prized book from Columbia U
...more
Bradley
Nov 12, 2007 Bradley rated it liked it
Recommends it for: poetry lovers everywhere
I got this book from my good friend, Gus. I've read all of the poems in it a few times, but I'm keeping it on my "currently reading" shelf, because I think I need to read them each several more times. Gus tells me that this is New York School of Poetry, Second Generation. He describes it as relatively accessible, which concerns me.
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