Listen! Early Poems: 1913-1928
Listen! Early Poems: 1913-1928
Pocket Poets Number 47
Translated by Maria Enzensberger


Many of the poems in this book are translated for the first time into English. Accompanying the poems are rare drawings and lithographs by Mayakovsky and his circle, found in private collections of futurist books.

"what a poet

and the clear water is thick

with bloody blows on its head.

I embraced a cloud

But when I soared

it rained."

—Frank O'Hara, "Mayakovsky" (1954)

Title Listen! Early Poems: 1913-1928
Subtitle Pocket Poets Number 47
Translated by Maria Enzensberger
Publisher City Lights Publishers
BISAC Subject Heading POE000000 POETRY
Title First Published 01 May 1991
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 64 p.
ISBN-10 0872862550
ISBN-13 9780872862555
Publication Date 01 May 1991
Main content page count 64
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $9.95
 


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