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The happy birthday of death

Author: Gregory Corso; New Directions Publishing Corp.
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 1960.
Series: A New Directions paperbook, NDP, no. 86; New Directions paperbook, no. 86.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Corso, Gregory.
Happy birthday of death.
[New York, J. Laughlin, 1960]
(OCoLC)609933361
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Corso; New Directions Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0811200272 9780811200271
OCLC Number: 282576
Notes: "New Directions books are published by James Laughlin."--Title page verso.
"An ND Paperback Original first published as ND Paperbook No. 86, 1960."
"10,000 copies issued March 31, 1960. Second printing so indicated on upper portion of back cover"--Wilson.
Folded plate, containing the poem "Bomb," is between p. 32 and 33.
Description: 91, [3] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates ; 21 cm.
Contents: Notes after blacking out --
How happy I used to be --
Seaspin --
Hair --
'Let us inspect the lyre' --
Under peyote --
Transformation & Escape --
Discord --
I held a Shelley manuscript --
1953 --
On Pont Neuf --
Spontaneous poem after having seen the Metropolitan Museum --
Waterchew! --
Poets hitchhiking on the highway --
Marriage --
Bomb --
Food --
She doesn't know he think's he's God --
The frightening difference --
Death --
Medieval anatomy --
Early mornings writings --
Dream of a baseball star --
No doubt what he saw --
Written while watching the Yankees play Detroit --
A little lost --
Giant turtle --
A dreamed realization --
For K.R. who killed himself in Charles Street jail --
Paranoia in Crete --
Clown --
Away one year --
On Palatine --
A moment's wish --
Park --
The Sacre-Coeur Cafe --
Gargoyles --
For Bunny Lang --
Written in nosalgia for Paris --
Mortal infliction --
From another room --
Looking at the map of the world --
Heave the hive with new bees --
Owl --
All life is a rotary club --
Satyr;s chant --
Spring's melodious hearld --
Power --
Army --
Police --
1959.
Series Title: A New Directions paperbook, NDP, no. 86; New Directions paperbook, no. 86.
Responsibility: Gregory Corso.
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