THE WOUNDED ALPHABET : COLLECTED POEMS
Portland, OR: Tavern Books, 2014. STATED FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover. Octavo, in silver cloth boards. Lovely and wild collection of poems composed over five decades by the former editor of Kayak, a poetry journal which "enjoyed an illustrious twenty-year run (1964-1984)" Dustjacket has done a creditable effort at protecting the book within, and shows a closed tear, a crease, and a few soiled spots of for the effort. Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. Item #84967
"His is an art of carnivals, parades, and big brass instruments with top-hatted showmanship lit up on the page.His wild, vaudevillian style is saturated with a pure joy for words, but always with a reverence for meaning..."