Tag Archives: Clifford Burke

Edgy Dreams

Dreaming On The Edge; Poets & Book Artists in California Alastair M. Johnston, Oak Knoll Press, 2016 Some finely crafted small books, despite the richness of their contents and the originality of their design, often pass unnoticed at the time … Continue reading

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Commonplace Discoveries: Lew Welch

Commonplace Discoveries: Lew Welch  A Talk by Philip Whalen I don’t know what was happening at the time Lew wrote this poem, Springtime in the Rockies, Lichen; I presume it must have been around the time that he was down … Continue reading

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At A Secret Location

To: The Membership & Interested Parties From: Chinee, Grand Poobah, NBBPS Subject: At A Secret Location There once was a poetry treasure trove in a basement in North Beach in San Francisco.  It was accessed by wooden stairs leading down … Continue reading

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Contributor’s Notes

To: The Membership & Interested Parties From: Pat Nolan, Charter Member, NBBPS Subject: The California School of New York Poets Up Late, American Poetry Since 1970, generously compiled by Andrei Codrescu, and published by 4walls8windows in 1987, has been referred … Continue reading

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Way Way West

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Steven Lavoie, Charter Member of the NBBPS Subject: The Actualist Dispersal to the San Francisco Bay Area WAY WAY WEST The Actualist Dispersal to the San Francisco Bay Area by Steven Lavoie The … Continue reading

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Never Apologize, Never Explain; The Poetry of Philip Whalen

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Pat Nolan, Charter Member of The New Black Bart Poetry Society Subject: The Poetry of Philip Whalen The New Black Bart Poetry Society is pleased to feature excerpts from an extended essay by Pat … Continue reading

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