ABC: The Aleph Beth Book

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ABC: The Aleph Beth Book.
Toronto: Oberon Press, 1971.

Dedication "for ellie"

Editorial:

"POETRY BEING AT A DEAD END POETRY IS DEAD. HAVING ACCEPTED THIS FACT WE ARE FREE TO LIVE THE POEM. HAVING FREED THE POEM FROM THE NECESSITY TO BE THE POEM IS NOW CONSTANTLY HAPPENING IN OUR LIVES. WHAT HAS BEEN CONSTANT TILL NOW HAVE BEEN THE ARTIFICIAL BOUNDARIES WE HAVE PLACED ON THE POEM. WE HAVE PLACED THE POEM BEYOND OURSELVES BY PUTTING ARTIFICAL BOUNDARIES BETWEEN OURSELVES & THE POEM. WE MUST BE TO FREE OURSELVES FROM THE NECESSITY OF PLACING BOUNDARIES BETWEEN OURSELVES & THE POEM. THE POEM WILL LIVE AGAIN WHEN WE ACCEPT FINALLY THE FACT OF THE POEM'S DEATH."

About ABC: The Aleph Beth Book

Known Dates

Publication Date: 1971

Known Contributors

bpNichol

Classification

Genres: Poetry

Tags: concrete poetry, visual poetry

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