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Read it / on the nightstand / buried under other books on the nightstand / I know it's here somewhere / couldn't resist
7 Pins150 Followers's been around since Cocteau, at least.

French poet, artist and filmmaker Jean Cocteau. “Dream of a Poet”. USA, New York City, 1949 Photo Philippe Halsman

Oh, the pleasure looking at this as the thumbnail. Hemingway...? High-kicking on a snowy morning...just for the sheer joy of it. And then, larger...kicking the beer can. Ah, Papa.

Hemingway kicks a can

Ernest Hemingway kicking a beer can Idaho, by John Bryson). "Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know" he said. But what is the can was not a can. What if the picture is nowadays and the thing he is kicking is his smart phone?


unfortunately for myself, thus deemed true.

That there could be such a need for such a book. An "atlas," no less.

digital pigment print, worn book, edition of 4 with 2 A. / Part of the Secondary Occupants Collected & Observed project

In 2012, the United States Postal Service will honor ten poets with their very own Forever Stamp: Elizabeth Bishop, Joseph Brodsky, Gwendolyn Brooks, E. E. Cummings, Robert Hayden, Denise Levertov, Sylvia Plath, Theodore Roethke, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams.    We’re doubly excited about this because Joseph Brodsky’s photograph was taken by the Unterberg Poetry Center’s official photographer, Nancy Crampton! Read more about this Forever Stamp series on Beyon...

USPS 2012 Forever stamps- Century Poets: Joseph Brodsky/Gwendolyn Brooks/William Carlos Williams/Robert Hayden/Sylvia Plath/Elizabeth Bishop/Wallace Stevens/Denise Levertov/E.

Daniel Bozkov from "Republik of Perpetual Reconstitution and Rebuild."

Daniel Bozkov from "Republik of Perpetual Reconstitution and Rebuild."