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By Philip Whalen

The most path-breaking and creatively radical poets of the San Francisco Renaissance, Philip Whalen was once a part of the 1955 Six Gallery examining the place the West Coast Beat flow famously all started. operating along Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, and Jack Kerouac, Whalen built a conversational and visually unorthodox type that's detailed in modern poetry. His lifelong engagement with the impermanent and sensuous, issues deepened via his dedication to Zen Buddhism, are on wealthy show right here, together with his hot humor and unique illustrations. This Collected Poems rightfully areas Whalen one of the top-rated poets of his time, providing readers a very significant physique of yankee poetic paintings.

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