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Random House, 1972 - Poetry - 96 pages
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User Review  - Patricia Murphy - Goodreads

Love the title of this collection. Obviously. It's one of those I would love to mimic--how to break it down? My favorite poems in this collection are those that play with words, play with anaphora and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Molly Brodak - Goodreads

This poet is completely underrated in my opinion. He's quietly funny and startling, totally ahead of his time. This is his best one, in my opinion. Read full review


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James Schuyler (1923-1991) was the recipient of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for The Morning of the Poem. He belonged to the first generation of New York poets along with Kenneth Koch, John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara and Barbara Guest. He wrote three novels including one with John Ashbery.

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