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By Gary Snyder, Richard Meyers, Robert Duncan, Robert Bly, James Purdy, Walter Abish, Besmilr Brigham, William Bronk, Alvaro de Cam

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As it says under, this quantity is of notice for its translations of Enrique Lihn (!), Fernando Pessoa, and Yannis Ritsos.

Since 1936, the New instructions Annuals have served as vehi­-
cles for the presentation of new and version traits in global
literature. The foreign personality of this year’s anthology,
the twenty-third in the sequence, is underscored via translations of
substantial works through 3 significant international poets—Enrique Lihn
(Chile), Fernando Pessoa (Portugal) and Yannis Ritsos
(Greece). Of the American poets, a few have long-standing
reputations, such as Robert Bly, William Bronk, Robert Dun­
can, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Denise Levertov and Carl Rakosi;
others, like Besmilr Brigham, Walter S. Hamady and Richard
Meyers, have contributed to contemporary Annuals; whereas a quantity
are beginners of promise—David Giannini, Yuki Hartman
and Lawson Fusao Inada.
T h e prose sections express an specifically wealthy range of
technique, shape and topic topic, ranging from Gary
Snyder’s essay on ecology, The wasteland, and Russell Edson’s
satirical brief play, Ketchup, to an inventive free-form piece
by Don Wulffson, You Too Can Be a Floorwax That Even
Your Husband may well follow. There are, in addition, brief
stories via Walter Abish, Marvin Cohen and James Purdy, and
excerpts from works in development by means of Charles Henri Ford and
Dennis Silk.

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And aren’t those possible choices an analogous? allow me go away off talking, unknowing as i'm, yet no longer sooner than I communicate of the boundaries of speech, or inform of guy there's not anything to inform, or inform of what we figure probably there should be to inform that we all know too little other than it really is there and, if whatever occurs, it has to be it occurs there and never to us, now not by way of us; sturdy or evil, it doesn’t subject what we do. W ILLIAM BRONK DOS- a-DOS We aren’t nose to nose. what's there to conceal? not anything. the difficulty is there’s not anything to conceal. Is there whatever to maintain? We haven’t saved. My face was once open to you. You checked out it. I regarded on your open face. What there's I observed. Don’t glance now. not anything is hidden there. flip your again away. cross around. cross around. What did you spot should you checked out me? Gent cross around the woman and girl pass around the gent. replicate my vacancy as you stumbled on it there. Then within the empty replicate, replicate me. allow the reflect be lined as in the home of the useless. go into reverse. practice our figures at will: gent cross around the girl and girl pass around the gent. HIS POEMS to claim I simply pay attention isn’t precise yet nor is it dialog fairly: finally no matter what is related is theirs. If I carry again, their obdurate coverage, their endurance, waits for me. it'd be a protracted wait; except the days I struggle them, there are occasions I wasn’t even fallacious. I observe later what they acknowledged. Or, triggered by way of that, i glance for different issues they, possibly, may perhaps say. There are a few they carry again: solutions i would like to questions it will do me no solid to invite. and that i don’t. probably not. yet i would like to grasp. Are the solutions there? on my own occasionally, I consider how definite issues have been acknowledged: that’s what we have been conversing approximately and the assertion was once made that—and then, oh! definite! 141 SIX POEM S CARL RAKOSI AM ERICANA 6 Captain Patterson, the folk again domestic want to understand how you're feeling approximately your first kill. We had simply accomplished our undertaking a n d w e r e r o l l i n g o u t w h e n w e s a w f o u r M I G -1 7 S off our left wing. They headed in the direction of us so we jettisoned our tanks and blew our afterburners and climbed left. The lead m i g began firing. The struggle was once on. I positioned our Phantom right into a 7 zero zero dive. One m i g crossed our cover from correct to left, leaving the world at an exceptional pace. i used to be approximately to take off after him w h e n a n o th e r m ig a p p e a r e d a t 1 zero o ’c l o c okay h i g h . “That’s our baby,” I known as to Doug. “ Let’s get him at the radar. ” He locked in and for 3 miles we have been in path. 142 CARL Then we closed in and fired the sidewinder actual delicate off our left wing. For an extended whereas it simply trailed the m i g , then delicately at a few thousand toes at the back of it straightened out and sailed into his tailpipe. Blew him right into a superb hearth ball. It was once a section of cake. we would like they’d arise and say hi extra usually. FID D LIN G A around move, mind's eye, doodle, run amuck whereas i'm fiddling desperately for a subject matter. Distract me from my genuine self. convey what you are able to do with a lowly observe like fiddling. “I might relatively listen a roomful of aldermen fiddling over a tavern license than a author mess around on his grandiosity” Bravo!

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