When I Was a Poet

Author(s): David Meltzer


Number 60 in the legendary Pocket Poets series, When I Was a Poet is the first new book in five years by well-known Beat poet and musician, David Meltzer. The title poem is an ambitious autobiographical tour de force, assessing the poet's youth from the vantage of old age, a late masterpiece by one of America's most accomplished poets.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780872865167
  • : City Lights Publishers
  • : City Lights Publishers
  • : May 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Meltzer