Milk: A Poetry Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, Summer 2010. Joshua Johnson, Dan Fante, Gerald Locklin, Charles Plymell, A. D. Winans.

Milk: A Poetry Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, Summer 2010

Los Angeles, CA: Joshua Johnson, 2010. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. "There are poets who like/ To dance with words/ But dancing for an audience/ Isn't like moving to the/ Music on your own/ Stirring the notes of the soul" (first stanza, "Dancing with Words" by A.D. Winans, pg. 40) This first number of the poetry journal edited & occasionally published by Joshua Johnson includes contributions by Dan Fante (friend of & greatly influenced by Charles Bukowski); Gerald Locklin (another Bukowski associate); Charles Plymell, the great American poet, printer, publisher & Legendary Literary Outlaw; the acclaimed A.D. Winans & many more. A beautifully hand-crafted chapbook-format production by Bill Roberts' Bottle of Smoke Press, from an edition of 200 (un-numbered) copies as noted on copyright page. With bold letterpress front cover illustration "...adapted from a ca. 1938 Works Progress Administration poster." A rare, desirable Plymell, Winans & Co. collectible in very fine, indeed close to substantially mint condition with only slight rubbing to blank white area of back cover; slight rubbing & wear along stapled spine edge. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of a few page leaves. Very Fine. [Item #3382]

Price: $25.00