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A collection of eight poems printed on eight seed packets placed in a folder. Two flaps inside the folder held the eight seed packets (four of flowers, four of vegetables). The front of each packet was printed with a poem titled for the type of seeds contained in that packet. Planting instructions were printed on the back, the same for all eight packets.
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This book is very much the product of its time. Richard Brautigan wrote this small book of poetry in 1968, had the poems printed onto eight seed packets, and then gave them away for free. It was a time of strong ideals. There are eight poems, my favorite of which is

The time is right to mix sentences
sentences with dirt and the sun
with punctuation and the rain with
verbs, and for worms to pass
through question marks, and the
stars to shine down on budding
nouns, and the dew to form on
Sep 03, 2010 Negar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poem
با من در آمیز مثل سیب زمینی سرخ شده/در قشنگترین صبح گرسنگی زندگی لعنتی ام
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Sep 13, 2012 Athar . rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
" یافتن چیزی گم کردن چیز دیگری ست.
فکر می کنم، شاید حتا ماتم بگیرم،
که چرا گمش کردم تا این یکی پیدا شود. "
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Richard Brautigan was a 20th century American writer. His novels and stories often have to do with black comedy, parody, satire, and Zen Buddhism. He is probably best known for his novel Trout Fishing in America. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1984.

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