Archive for February, 2012

New poems from Lewis Ellingham available at lulu.com

“Lew Ellingham is in his sixth decade of poetic production (Jack Spicer hailed himself and Ellingham, back in the early 60s, as “twins at the same business”) and you’d expect him to get tired as he nears his 80th year, but no, just the opposite, he’s picked up the pace, and our San Francisco spring has infected him with a glory of noticing. His new poems are the best he has ever written; they are fresher than youth, and stride forward without youth’s self-consciousness, yet wet with its beauty.”

-Kevin Killian (novelist, poet, playwright, biographer, editor)


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