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Intrepid 23,24 -- One Uncollected Charles Bukowski Poem (1972)

Intrepid 23,24 -- One Uncollected Charles Bukowski Poem (1972)

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Published in 1972, Intrepid 23,24 featured the Charles Bukowski poem:

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The poem has yet to be published again.

Bukowski would appear in seven issues of Intrepid between 1966 and 1972.

Edited by Allen De Loach in New York (issues 1-5) and then Buffalo (issues 6-41), Intrepid (1964-1980) published a large number of poets directly and indirectly associated with the New American Poetry, and especially Beat writers. Contributors included a long list of such influential figures as Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), Philip Whalen, William Burroughs, Diane di Prima, Charles Bukowski, Ted Berrigan, Gary Snyder, Ted Enslin, and Charles Olson.

A consistent issue with Intrepid was the length of the staples in the binding, due to the thick, textured covers. Sometimes the staples barely make it through the back cover, other times the staples don’t.

This copy is in Near Fine condition with Oxidized staples and some rust marks from another copy on the rear cover.

Overall, a beautiful copy of this important poetry journal.

Box 5

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