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[Reading] ➻ When I Was a Poet Author David Meltzer – Posthd.pro A milestone in City Lights history David Meltzer's When I Was a Poet is number sixty of the famous Pocket Poets Series The title work is an ambitious late masterpiece from a legendary poet at the heigA milestone in City Lights history David Meltzer's When I Was a Poet is number sixty of the famous Pocket Poets Series The title work is an ambitious late masterpiece from a legendary poet at the height of his powers a spiritual assessment of the meaning of a lifetime of writing poetry.

Also included are reminiscences of California bohemian life a series of mystical amulets and profound meditations on love loss aging and death Associated with the Beat Generation and late '60s psychedelia musician novelist and editor David Meltzer is one of America's foremost living poe.

when free poet mobile When I ebok Was a epub I Was a kindle When I Was a Poet KindleAlso included are reminiscences of California bohemian life a series of mystical amulets and profound meditations on love loss aging and death Associated with the Beat Generation and late '60s psychedelia musician novelist and editor David Meltzer is one of America's foremost living poe.

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MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro David Meltzer was a poet associated with both the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance A pioneer of jazz poetry readings Meltzer also formed a psychedelic folk rock group He performed with the music and poetry review Rockpile He edited many anthologies including San Francisco Beat Talking with the Poets City Lights 2001 and published 11 erotic novels He taught for many y

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  1. Chairness Chairness says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet KindleIt's been awhile since a book of poetry has truly astonished me but David Meltzer's When I was a Poet has completely While not all the pocket poets series from City Lights float my boat this one really has because Meltzer applies his own uniue brand of poetry crafting in order to talk about issues that are familiar to us love death and life He moves you from page to page seemlessly and lovingly I don't often like poems that talk about love but I'll be damned if Meltzer isn't a master of talking frankly about it rather tha


  2. Dominic Ng Dominic Ng says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet KindleFecund mystical jazzy and always exuberant — Meltzer deserves the same recognition proffered to the better known beat poets based off of this collection alone The brisk pace of the book coupled with a smattering of novel ideas pushed me to the end in the course of two sittings I may not have internalized made sense of everything said but like all great works this demands rereading


  3. City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet KindleAn erudite man with interests that range from Jewish mysticism to jazz Meltzer is anything but bookish He writes uick wry poetry embedded with wisdom his short lines delivered in a dancing street vernacular that gathers force as it uncovers fresh discoveries The San Francisco Chronicle


  4. Darryl Darryl says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet KindleDavid Meltzer 1937 a noted Beat Poet musician and long time San Francisco resident moved to the city by the Bay in 1957 after he read two notable Beat poetry collections Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Pictures of the Gone World published in 1955 and Allen Ginsberg's Howl which was released the following year He befriended the two men and also began to write poetry and fiction He also played jazz guitar in the late 1950s


  5. Richard Richard says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet KindleI've been reading and writing poetry albeit sporadically for about 50 years and I have to admit two things 1 I've always liked poets than poetry; and 2 I've not often read any book of poems cover to cover although I'm proud to have completed the epics Iliad Odyssey Diving Comedy Paradise Lost I have however read When I Was a Poet all the way through That being said it seems the poets I've most loved we're all born in the mid to late t


  6. Ben Ben says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet KindleI started reading this a long time ago when it was gifted to me by a friend but as I was able to see by the notes I had made on a bookmark within the book I was not in the right place at the time But today I wasThere are some beautiful poems here Particularly the title poem California Dreamin Cupped Tarzan yodeled and my favorite Jewelbox The experience was somewhat enhanced by reading it on a sunny day on my sidewalk as vacuum salesmen and prostitutes both tried to earn their li


  7. J.C. J.C. says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet KindleI enjoyed this collection from Meltzer's work Some of the whimsical elements his use of humor and rhyme mostly remind me of Syd Barrett's or at least I was freuently reminded of Syd while reading these poems I understand that David was a musician and was in a band in the sixties I often wondered how much the process of songwriting influenced his poetry and vice versa There's still a feeling of psychedelic 60's in the poems but so


  8. Roberto Roberto says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet KindleThe first few segements I especially loved full of heart and nostalgia Also brave and harrowing the poems about Tina I was kind of in awe of that bravery in the face of real loss and pain but Meltzer still believes in words word combinations and how words reveal unexpected truths can tear down the veils Because of this he still feels like a Beat his faith is still intact That's somethi


  9. Sian Lile-Pastore Sian Lile-Pastore says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet Kindlei absolutely loved the title poemi love the lines 'When I was a PoetEverything was Possiblethere wasn't Anythingthat wasn't Poetry'unfortunately the rest of the poems didn't grab me in the same way as this one though am sure that is my fault and not Meltzer


  10. Howard Howard says:

    MOBI When I Was a Poet ePUB Í When I PDF \ Was a Kindle ´ posthd.pro when free, poet mobile, When I ebok, Was a epub, I Was a kindle, When I Was a Poet Kindlepotent little collection of relatively recent poetry from one of the less well known original beatniks Meltzer muses on his past his loves old age death and the writing process one poem is about Art Pepper one of my favorite jazz artists


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