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[Baker, J.]. My Pony : A Poem. Philadelphia: Published and sold by Wm. Charles, 1818.
December 19, 2012
Ogden Nash's "They Don't Speak English in Paris", ca. 1935, with his reactions to the increasing fame and acceptance of Gertrude Stein's writing (including a crude reference to the all African-American cast of "Four Saints in Three Acts")
January 24, 2011
The seamans doleful farewel or, The Greenwitch lovers mournful departure : see here the pattern of true love, which absence cannot stain : and nothing shall his mind remove, till he returns again : this may be printed, R.P. : tune of, State and ambition. [London] : Printed for J. Deacon at the sign of the Angel in Gilt-Spurr Street without Newgate, [between 1685 and 1688].
January 19, 2011
Cover and dedicatory pages from Jean L'Anselme's Poèmes à la sourieuse rose [Poems to the smiling rose] (Genève : L.E.C., 1948), a group of pieces written by L'Anselme with his "unschooled" left hand, in an exercise drawing on the tenets of Art Brut, the school of artistic and linguistic experimentation defined by Jean Dubuffet, a champion of L'Anselme and the dedicatee of this volume.
April 26, 2010
A House of Dust, a poetry project created by Alison Knowles and James Tenney in 1967, an early example of a computer generated poem, creating stanzas by working through iterations of lines with changing words from a finite vocabulary list.
February 15, 2010
Selected poems and images from a privately distributed volume from 1935: Noailles, Anna Elisabeth de Brancovan, Philippe Gonin, and Jean Berque. 1935. "Les jardins": Poèmes de la Comtesse de Noailles. Paris: Frères Gonin.
May 14, 2009
An illustrated writing sheet, printed in London, filled out with an original Christmas poem by a young girl named Rebecca Jane Mitchell in New York, 1807.
June 2, 2008

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