By John Berryman
This quantity represents the 1st visual appeal in paperback of 1 of America's most eminent poets, John Berryman.
It comprises, along with the lengthy name poem, Homage to Mistress Bradstreet, the foremost part of Short Poems; a range from The Dispossessed, which drew on previous collections; a few poems from His proposal Made Pockets&The airplane Buckt; and one poem from Sonnets.
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