707 Scott Street by John Wieners

By John Wieners

707 Scott road, the magazine of John Wieners, dates from 1958-9, the years whilst Weiners used to be composing The lodge Wentley Poems, in addition to the various nice lyrical poems incorporated in his chosen Poems. The magazine includes models of a few of those poems in addition to others that experience by no means been released anyplace. "I needs to put out of your mind easy methods to write," he states at the establishing 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 need to watch with my five senses." Wieners used to be twenty-four, nonetheless greedy for the ineffable "other" that will by some means attach his a number of selves and provides his existence that means, but he used to be already totally shaped (in some ways) as a poet. The query used to be how to find the "other," the best way to get there via invocation, intercourse, poetry, medicines and magic.

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Rather than himself which he reduced to a kind of helpmate around them. Help me God, he thought, to be a man and keep this woman and her brood. Of course it was her house and she brought the food. And he just sat in the sun and let the sweat roll down his thighs. But they were good together at night, she let him know that. And she was his first woman. And despite other lovers, she gladly came back to him, courted him and made him feel at home. Her and her friend Margo up the row. That was good for him, he thought, rubbing orange stains offhis belly and spitting his sinus mucous inro the sea, pulling part of his skin offhis back as he moved too quickly, stuck as he was somehow to the green chair!

Savage moulder from the underground. Metis He Will Neoer Come 5o4 Anonymous Calliope discovered the art of heroic versel Clio the sweet music of the lyre which accompanies the dance Euterpe the sonorous voice of the tragic chorus Melpomene found for mortals the honeytoned barbitos Terpsichore gave us the artful flute Erato invented cheering hymns to the gods Polymnia the joys of the dance I sit and pine for him To ride by in his bronze car. Before the Muses, Eros he becomes. Day and night at the threshold ofthis door astride steel armor.

How can I rise to the events of our lives. I am a shrew and nagging bitch as my mother Crauman it could just as well be BERMAN theyr 57zr of the Jewish era begins at sunset on September zznd Gregorian Calendar CalvertCafe Hobart - z-9882 De-pression July And so he sits at sunset listening to Nora Bayes sing and now it is Caruso, shadows are falling, memories when you were my own. 66 I am filled with doubt and too passive. I go where I am told. Anywhere. Take pleasure in doing what I am told. There is no comfort in Nature or God o(cept for the weak.

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