9780872865167

When I Was a Poet

  • ISBN 13:

    9780872865167

  • ISBN 10:

    0872865169

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/31/2011
  • Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist

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Summary

A milestone in City Lights history, David Meltzer's When I Was a Poetis number sixty of the famous Pocket Poets Series. The title work is an ambitious late masterpiece from a legendary poet at the height of his powers, a spiritual assessment of the meaning of a lifetime of writing poetry. Also included are reminiscences of California bohemian life, a series of mystical amulets, and profound meditations on love, loss, aging, and death. Associated with the Beat Generation and late '60s psychedelia, musician, novelist, and editor David Meltzer is one of America's foremost living poets.

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