Typescript of 'For Ray'. Ed Dorn.

Typescript of 'For Ray'

Wivenhoe Park: 1966. 8 x 10" sheet, typewritten with holograph corrections. Signed "Ed Dorn Wivenhoe Park May 26/1966." With the notation "Gold" in Peter Howard's hand, indicating that this once came from Sir Joseph Gold's collection via Serendipity.

The typescript for one of Dorn's very best poems, which appeared in Yugen 6. That issue is deep in storage, so I haven't checked it against the published edition, but I had this poem memorized once and believe there is differences with some word choice and definitely with line breaks, for example the word "enkindled" which I don't think appears in the published edition.

Folded once, with some creasing and short nicks to margins. Very good. Item #28884

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