- This topic is empty.
November 14, 2020 at 4:27 pm #21776Dave ConnorGuest
When I Was a Poet
by David Meltzer
- Author: David Meltzer
- Language: english
- Genres: poetry
- Release date: May 31, 2011
- Format: paperback, 135 pages
- ISBN: 9780872865167 (0872865169)
- Publisher: City Lights Publishers
About The Book
A milestone in City Lights history, David Meltzer’s When I Was a Poet is 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.
“Meltzer is a prolific poet of many modes and voices, quite a few of which are here, love poems, poems out of childhood, a series of “amulets,” cryptic short wisdom poems, and much more. These are all tasty, often ironic and/or mysterious, pieces of Davidness to be savored … ” — Richard Silberg, Poetry Flash
MOBI book When I Was a Poet by David Meltzer read on PC on Kobo. Hardcover ebook When I Was a Poet download. PDF When I Was a Poet buy.
FB2 When I Was a Poet David Meltzer for iPad on Book Depository. MP3 book When I Was a Poet Kindle. TXT ebook When I Was a Poet by David Meltzer download on Walmart.