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Ah.. a familiar conflict: I like poetry bks w/ the words sparsely on the page, words w/ space around them, breathing rm.. & then I think it's a waste of paper. Just like when I tape-record something: I try to use the whole tape & I hate it when people just have 15 minutes on one side only of a 90 minute tape.. - that sort of thing.. &, YET, Alan's "Book 5" is around 4" X 7".. almost, but not quite, a miniature. There are so few words in the poem that it cd've been printed on one ...more