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A single poem w/ 3 stanzas per page with 3 lines per stanza in small book form from NYC based language poet Alan Davies.
Published 1981 by Potes & Poets Press
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Shelves: poetry
an anemone or we cones careen
warm venom veers on eve
sonorous moves nor arrears

warns means nervous concern
succor woman vane verve
moon care swear ensues

morse moan ever careers
serum seam one reason coven
coarseness owner more serene are

numerous moaner can acre
were vows ore moron core crevasse
converse cosmos answer rear ours

snows wane warmer noun unease
anus users owns saw serves
murmur worsens neon mane musers

amen worm earns ear roam
avows essence scorn ace arms numen
vase urn raves no rose arse craven

I was fortunate enuf to visit Alan in NYC recently where he was so generous as to give me what might every remaining bk of his that I don't already have + 2 or so from other people. I'll probably read them in chronological order - this being the earliest of them.

Alan was probably in his mid-to-late twenties when he wrote this. I think of it as being somewhat in the throes of so-called language-centered writing birthing its middle age - or, perhaps, its adolescence. The title is, presumably, the
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