I previously wrote off Joanne Kyger as too enamoured with her first drafts, but after reading Robert Adamson’s Bolinas Bay, an Ode (dedicated to Kyger) I’ve had a change of heart.
In this episode I look at Kyger’s poems June 7, ‘I’m Very Busy Now So I Can’t Answer All Those Questions About Beat Women Poets’ and ‘Stoutly Maintains I Never Rewrite’, along with her 1997 interview in Jacket magazine.
- Kyger’s collection On Time from City Lights Books
- Robert Adamson’s The Golden Bird: New and Selected Poems from Black Inc.
- New York Times obituary: ‘Joanne Kyger, Zen-Infused Beat Generation Poet, Dies at 82’
- Ep 32. Cid Corman
- Ep 47. Jack Spicer
- Diane Wakoski
- Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story
- Anne Waldman
- Double rainbow
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