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A retrospective of the poems of Doug Draime. Born and raised in Vincennes, Indiana, Doug Draime’s first published works appeared in the 1960’s. His poems, short stories and plays continue to be published in a wide range of magazines, newspapers, collections, broadsides and on-line journals. Draime began writing as a teenager in Vincennes, then moved to Chicago where he stu ...more
Paperback, First, 380 pages
Published July 31st 2016 by The Pedestrian Press
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Doug Draime's final posthumous collection, a retrospective of his life's work, was well worth the wait. The sheer range in these poems is simply to marvel at, and show us a poet who was never restrained by style or convention, and one for whom no subject was above or beneath. A contemporary of Bukowski in the Los Angeles Poetry Scene of the late 1960s and 1970s, Doug was a poet's poet -- and this, finally, is the big, bold collection his work long deserved. For those who don't know Draime's work ...more