By John Wieners
707 Scott road, the magazine of John Wieners, dates from 1958-9, the years while Weiners used to be composing The inn Wentley Poems, in addition to some of the nice lyrical poems incorporated in his chosen Poems. The magazine comprises types of a few of those poems in addition to others that experience by no means been released at any place. "I needs to disregard tips on how to write," he states at the commencing web page. "I needs to unlearn what has been taught me." after which later, a piece much less portentously: "I needs to find out how to not write. i have to watch with my five senses." Wieners used to be twenty-four, nonetheless greedy for the ineffable "other" that may someway attach his a variety of selves and provides his lifestyles that means, but he was once already totally shaped (in some ways) as a poet. The query used to be how to find the "other," tips to get there via invocation, intercourse, poetry, medicines and magic.
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Sometimes it is only given to us a few words to speak and a litde time to say them in, in an old form: prose. And what is this new form that breaks thru? Is it pure? What shape does it have? Its contour on the page. And if man is not engaged in Mary Fiore creating new form, what does he engage himself in? He does not die with each day. He says there is no death. For him there is no life either. It is the limbo of contemporary America. Yet even that too moves at its own gracefrrl and deadly speed-need, ease.
They are there and real Sweet music soft and tender light brings in the night' Sooth- ing stars ing and slow. shine. z6 Annie the Cop born Flesh turned eternal 18 M;ay fi75 translucence. Like Christ CalTjader's Black Orcbid come again toJerusalem room. Sunday afternoon Fires of hell aglow in his bones. 59 has fallen over my tlpewriter. The pencil in my hand becomes lead mywrist September and the harvest moon aches. falls. The dead of the year. She is gone underground. u5 tt4 So soon. My mother goes.
No matter how know I go, how ruined, bombed by shit, they will rise, the word, in whatever form, but written what? On toilet paper heart. On sick arms, with no forms but new ones. 2. Experiment#r And if the words come out with no order or force, love is a shuck, she does not want to get off at the end of the line. Do not anticipate your nerft move. But 89 move with the passing of past events through the window; of Cassandra's, your mind. of Bringing them back again and again, remembering how poems under drugs sound so Poor on re-reading but so great when writing them.
707 Scott Street by John Wieners