• Secret Clouds


    Harris Schiff.


    Bolinas: Angel Hair Books, 1970. Quarto. Stapled paper wrappers, a touch curled, lightly soiled and toned, the top staple loose, with mimeographed sheets. Unpaginated. One of 300 copies. Good.


    Cover art by Joe Brainard. Schiff is an active affiliate of the New York School of modern poetry, which Brainard was also deeply associated with as a writer and a visual artist. Brainard was influenced by pop art and the mundane, working mainly in collage. He devoted the last years of his life to reading, ultimately dying of AIDS-induced pneumonia in 1994. An important New York School collaboration.


    "flat land lakes

    furrowed blue black earth

    fat silky grackles

    harvesting overweight worms


    the daytime sky turquoise

    soft pastel fluffs of cloud."


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