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Choice No. 5 -- Two First Appearance Charles Bukowski Poems (1967)

Choice No. 5 -- Two First Appearance Charles Bukowski Poems (1967)

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Published in 1967, Choice No. 5 featured two Bukowski poems:

People As Flowers
To Hell With Robert Schumann

People As Flowers  would later appear in The People Look Like Flowers At Last (2007) and To Hell With Robert Schumann would appear in The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over The Hills (1969)

Contributors include Marvin Bell, Robert Bly, Charles Bukowski ("People as Flowers" and "To Hell with Robert Schumann"),Robert Creeley, Richard Hugo, Galway Kinnell, W.S. Merwin, Vern Rutsula, Robin Skelton, William Stafford, John Wieners, James Wright, and numerous others.

Published in Chicago, Choice: A Magzine of Poetry and Photography, was a thick, stylish cultural journal presented in a book-like format. Bukowski would appear in three issues.

This copy is in Very Good ++ condition with inevitable shelf wear to the black covers and a large crease on the top right that impacts a few pages.

Overall, a solid copy of this poetry journal out of Chicago.

Box 9

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