By Edward Dorn
The 1st definitive amassed version of yank poet Edward Dorn’s writings, this irrepressibly offbeat quantity marries the outdated West with American counterculture. because it celebrates Dorn’s epic poem Gunslinger, this collection—which is either splendidly imaginitive in tone and idiom—puts Edward Dorn on an equivalent footing along with his masters.
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With some of those pretty rocks I saw on the beach, would you, she was saying to my little boy, like to go home to Illinois with grandmother? 13 He was saying from inside the box enclosure, he wasn’t sure he wanted to leave his mother. 6 For a point of etiquette, when I observed she was digging the neighbor’s English privet, I said, it grows in abundance here. As a matter of fact, she had it, I thought I saw a rabbit, that’s why I came over here. I said, a plant like that might grow anywhere. Well now, I suppose you are right back home our elms have the blight but the land is flat there so many mountains hereabouts Yes, I allowed, it must help the sprouts .
They are a witchy bunch and very inarticulate and late 17 in the day they order a lunch no one can assemble, which they attack nervously guessing what color— where Copenhagen is meant guessing what color and raiment. 1959 A Stately Dance for a Spanish woman whose name I don’t know In my hand I held her hand and her hand was rich ancient brown. So was the brown soft skin of her slender aged woman’s arm. Her hair was still dark and braided loosely on her head but her dark brown hands were delicately sure, and her clasp was firm, so was her lead.
Most recent mother, the pangs still caught In the breast, so lately assertive of more Than motherhood, yet stiff with unweened attention. When she spoke of the child, it was from the sloughed Context, a woman that fell into tomorrow without Taking off her clothes. 8 The Revival Today I am a vast dirge. Today I have not flown; like a great tired vulture to pick off the dried crust plastered around the body of Hope. Today, picking small bits of shit is not my forte. Yesterday, think of it! you were unspinning tales of anti-cant, tales collected five years ago.