Poetry Broadside Collection

This collection includes twentieth century poetry broadsides, most by William Stafford, but some of Stafford's peers like Robert Bly, Charles Simic, and Primus St. John.

(31 total)
A Quiet Day at the Beach

Number four of a series.

1971

A Ritual to Read to Each Other (version 2)

This variant printing has title in roman and is unnumbered.

1998

A Ritual to Read (version 1)

This printing has title in italics and is hand-numbered as 6 of 55 copies.

1998

A Walk in September

Two versions: one of trees by a river, and one of an orchard.

1971

Artist, Come Home

This broadside is a part of Slow Loris Broadside Series IV, and is an edition of sixty-five numbered and signed copies.

1976

At the Coast / Honest I Do

Signed by artist.

1971

Note

"Looking Glass celebrates National Poetry Month with a poem-a-day April 19, 2000"

2000

Dreamer

Printed for an author's reading on Monday, January 20, 1992, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

1992

For My Son, Noah, Ten Years Old

Printed for a reading by Robert Bly, May 21, 1996.

1996

In the Library

Printed in an edition of 1,100 copies of which this is one of 150 printed on Rives heavyweight paper and signed by the author and artist.

1997

Cutting Loose

An edition of seventy-six numbered copies, of which this is number nineteen. Signed by Stafford.

1983

Geography Lesson

Copies numbered 1 - 100 and lettered A - Z were published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies number i - xxx were separately published in paper wraps. This is copy xx and is signed by Stafford.

1987

Management

Number 11 of the Rook Folios series. This is copy 159 of 250 signed by the author.

1976

A Message from the Wanderer

Number 13 of 25 copies.

1980

Notes for the Refrigerator Door

Printed in a signed edition of 65 copies.

1976

Passing a Creche 1978

Number 189 of 200 copies.

1978

Passwords A Program of Poems

One from a set of six broadsides issued in a boxed set limited to 33 sets, 20 of which were issued for sale. Other broadsides in the series include Flood by Joan Stone; Two Lines from Paul Celan by Mark Halpern; The Dream-Book by Laura Jensen; Caddisfly Song by David Wagoner; and Caprimulgidae by David Ferry.

[1980]

Public Library

Printed for the Baltimore City Fair, September 17, 18, 19, 1976.

1976

The R. L. Stevenson Tree on Oahu

Printed in an edition of one hundred signed and numbered copies of which this is number 36.

1975

Sayings

Signed by artist.

1971

Song Now

Signed by artist.

1971

The Mystery

Number 25 of 100 signed copies.

1999

Waking at 3 AM

Printed in an edition of 300 copies of which 25 are numbered and signed by the author.

1972

West of Here

A promotional piece issued for the book Sometimes Like a Legend.

1981

Why I Am Happy

Issued as a part of Portfolio One. Printed in an edition of 150 signed and numbered copies, with 115 for sale. This is number 116.

1983