Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1974. First Edition. Staple-bound Softcover. Good. Item #065261
Crisp, clean pages except for a shallow thumbnail crease through the top margins and gentle toning around the edges; stapled binding is clean and secure; soft cover shows matching thumbnail marks and toning, a shallow crease at top left front, a slight upward curl to the bottom bound corner, a little gray smudging at the right rear, and mild wear along the spine, otherwise sound and attractive. Contains an essay about relating form to content in poetry and creating one's personal poetic identity, concluded with Wakoski's own poem "Some Brilliant Sky". 12pp.