Tag: poetry

Canadian Poetry Magazine

Added on March 29, 2016

Canadian Poetry Magazine Volume II Numbers 1 and 2 Malcolm Lowry Canadian Authors’ Association, Canada, 1947 These two old magazines both contain poems by Malcolm Lowry. Number 1 has Sestina in a Cantina. Number 2 has Old Freighter in an Old Port, Port Moody, and Indian Arm. These magazines were very cheaply manufactured; mimeographed on [...]

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The Collected Poetry of Malcolm Lowry

Added on June 15, 2013

The Collected Poetry of Malcolm Lowry Malcolm Lowry UBC Press, Canada, 1992 Although best known for his novels, particularly his timeless classic Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry always saw himself as a poet. This collection, put out in a very small first print run by the University of British Columbia Press, contains every Lowry poem [...]

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Howl and Other Poems

Added on May 28, 2013

Howl and Other Poems Allen Ginsburg City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1955 Allen Ginsberg started writing Howl in 1954 and it was published in 1955 as number 4 in City Lights Pocket Poets series. It is now known as one of the greatest works of American literature. Ginsberg, strongly influenced by William Carlos Williams and [...]

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The Frost Fairs

Added on January 2, 2013

The Frost Fairs John McCullough Salt Publishing, Cromer, England, 2010 The Frost Fairs, a remarkably diverse collection from the Salt Modern Poets collection, won the 2012 Polari Prize. Taken from the Polari Prize website: “The Polari Prize is awarded to a first book which explores the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender experience and is open [...]

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Rat Jelly & Other Poems 1963-78

Added on December 18, 2012

Rat Jelly & Other Poems 1963-78 Michael Ondaatje Marion Boyars, U.K. 1980 Rat Jelly was a book of poetry originally published by Coach House Press in Toronto in 1973. In 1979, McClelland and Stewart out of Toronto and WW Norton out of New York published There’s a Trick with a Knife I’m Learning to Do: [...]

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Selected Poems of Malcolm Lowry

Added on September 14, 2011

Selected Poems of Malcolm Lowry Malcolm Lowry City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1962 This is Lowry’s second posthumously published book. Number 17 in the Pocket Poets Series, this is the first collection of Lowry poems to be published. Many of the 71 poems have been individually published in magazines, but six of them had never [...]

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John Donne Poems

Added on August 27, 2011

John Donne Poems John Donne Franklin Press, New York, 1982 This beautifully-bound complete collection of John Donne’s poems was left in the recycling room of my building. People often leave things in there that they no longer want, but that are too good to throw away. Lucky me! It is bound in maroon leather and [...]

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