Considered by many to be America's first Surrealist poet, Charles Henri Ford's is also know for his amazingly prodigious output in photography, film and the art of collage as well as his editorship of the influential magazine View.
by Binnie Kirshenbaum
MAKING LOVE TO THE MINOR POETS OF CHICAGO
by James Conrad
Binnie Kirshenbaum's thoroughly acrid rumination on middle-aged poetic despair and James Conrad's satiric detailing of the lives of an extensive cast of inconsequential Chicago versifiers.
IN THE SURGICAL THEATRE
by Dana Levin
Like that creepiest of X-Files soundtracked by Nat King Cole, Levin's poems are sonic crooners relaying the hard facts and ugly deformities of our lives.
by Cid Corman
Long overdue collection of poems by the famed poet, translator, and editor.
by Tom Sleigh
Sleigh's poems are restless assertions of ambivalence, spoken with voices almost assured as witnesses to an other, ethereal world on the shadow side of this one.
by Kimberly Lyons
This enigmatic book of poems, quiet yet intense, consciously echoes the traditions of Asian poetry and mixes them with more recognizably contemporary avant garde techniques.
THE AMERICAN PRAGMATIST FELL IN LOVE
by Tom Devaney
Devaney's first book of poems serves as an antidote to the rarified aestheticism common in many avant-garde and academic poems.
A MEASURE OF CONDUCT
by Barry Wallenstein
Sly, wry, ironic, pitch-perfect, the poems in Barry Wallenstein's fifth book play with and tease out happy and unhappy endings.
by Alpay Ulku
These poems by Turkish born Alpay Ulku explore a deeply lonely place, a "nowhere" in modern culture beyond the fixed traditions of any one ethnicity.
WHAT MATTERS MOST IS HOW WELL YOU WALK THROUGH THE FIRE
by Charles Bukowski
The second book of Black Sparrow's series of posthumous volumes is a veritable tome of vintage Bukowski culled from the early 1970s up to the 1990s.
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