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A Word On The Quick And Modern Poem-Makers

Poem written circa 1961

it is quite easy to appear modern and flip
while in reality being the biggest damnfool ever born;
I know: I have gotten away with some awful stuff
but not nearly such awful pot as I read in the journals...


Poems and Drawings - pg. 24 - 1962
The Roominghouse Madrigals - pg. 99 - 1988

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