Clive Matson writes from an itch in his body
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Heroin

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published by: Neon Sun
Berkeley, CA
ISBN: B0006EB3VU
format: perfect bound, 5.25 x 8.25 inches
numbered pages: 35
cover price: $10.00
drawings by: David Kelso

 

Space Age

This is the second book by the author of Mainline to The Heart, presenting an advance in theme and language which proves him one of the top four or five young poets in the country. Space Age is the poetry of vision, a unique synthesis deriving as much from Bob Dylan as from Whitman, amounting to a breadth uncommon in contemporary poetry.

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published by: Croton Press
ISBN: B0006C9U3U
format: perfect bound, 5.25 x 8.25 inches
numbered pages: 73
cover price: $10.00
cover illustration: Maggie Cloherty
drawings by: Renie Perkins

Excerpt from Space Age

The crystal here world,
color lights blinking,
the perfect Tarot people,
hashed,
exploded out in frozen poses
against
walls and flower cushions
buzzing…