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By John Wieners

707 Scott road, the magazine of John Wieners, dates from 1958-9, the years while Weiners used to be composing The resort Wentley Poems, in addition to a number of the nice lyrical poems incorporated in his chosen Poems. The magazine comprises types of a few of those poems in addition to others that experience by no means been released wherever. "I needs to disregard the right way to write," he states at the commencing web page. "I needs to unlearn what has been taught me." after which later, a piece much less portentously: "I needs to learn the way to not write. i have to watch with my five senses." Wieners used to be twenty-four, nonetheless greedy for the ineffable "other" that might one way or the other attach his numerous selves and provides his lifestyles which means, but he was once already absolutely shaped (in some ways) as a poet. The query used to be how to find the "other," tips to get there via invocation, intercourse, poetry, medicines and magic.

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