Ring of Bone: Collected Poems

Ring of Bone: Collected Poems

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qLew Welch writes lyrical poems of clarity, humor, and dark probings . . . jazz musical phrasings of American speech is one of Welch's clearest contributions.q ? Gary Snyder Lew Welch was a brilliant and troubled poet, legendary among his Beat peers. He disappeared in 1971, leaving a suicide note behind. Ring of Bone collects poems, songs, and some drawings, documenting the full sweep of his creative output from his early years until his death. First published by legendary poetry editor Donald Allen, this new edition includes photos, a biographic timeline, and a statement of poetics gleaned from Welch's own writing.given to me by neighbor George, the old man: spoon plain with a€œLintona#39;sa€ pressed on handle tip over this (rudely forca#39;d) ... nicks dents like those the grass will make on naked thighs of sturdier metal plated with silver spoon a table spoon [1950?]anbsp;...

Title:Ring of Bone: Collected Poems
Author:Lew Welch
Publisher:City Lights Publishers - 2012-06-19


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