Monday, September 28, 2009

The 4th Annual San Diego City College Int'l Book Fair is here.

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Robert van Halberg: For whom do you write?

John Wieners: For the poetical, the people. Not for myself, merely. Or ever. Only for the better, warm, human loving, kind person. The guy on the street who might hold open a door for you, left the bumper on your car, stops to give you instructions, spares some change, lets you in his bookshop. Friends I take for granted, like the future.

from John Wieners: Selected Poems 1958-1984

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