John Wieners's poems in 1974 Poetry Project newsletter
Different than most poems you read from him. I like them for that; I like to see poets who I think are so super grand doing things one wouldn't necessarily expect. It's good to expierment, try it all out. Though in 1974, he was still fairly young (39 or 40, so, yeah, youngish, right?) That virtuosic, distinctive, cult-cultivating voice I and so many others love isn't so much in these but they work well to my ear nonetheless.