the poHEma del THid is one of the few dam things I ever
did kno somfink abaht/ down to examining every AFE (Minaya)
or whomso , fer to say it was latin AVE , and not habe.
trecientos lanzas son
todoes tienen pendones.
wot else. ?
Glad you like the Valle Inc/ hadn't hablar'd for forty year s
i till Juan Ramon ( Jimenez ) turned up , since when a Boliv/
and a Peru
come bearin' ( United ?? ) Fruit . caramba, son
hombres. las llamas.
even toted in a few good poEMs by
I seem still able to hab/ when I git goin'
and when I aint seed no wops fer a day or so.
dunno how much I relapse into Ligurian
(thazza JOKE, one dam dialekk wot I never cd/ larn moren
six wordz ov.
chieuve for piove , well drop the (h) in
one case or putt it phoetiK in tother,
cieu poi'ega chu chiu.
putt down yr brolly it don't rain no more.
spelled in wop . Giù paraqua , piove più.
Liberalz wux in 1908, buggahs wot putt
to engines LOCOmotivez
facin each other on a single track , opened the throttles and
then prayed to Mrs God that they wdn't bump.
Thazz why I am called a fascist
I hv/( *** re Jaime's next aphorism) I have NEVVUH de
there wuz 140 an more millyum wuss cases outside.
No I aint never lost MUCH blood via etc.
Yaaas, and did I say in Vienner 1927 there wuzz MISS Freud
pusscologizin CHILdren ( woikin on the Tiffany fambly, of N.Yuk.)
I dunno ) bout charity cases,
I allus heerd tell they wuz CHIPPewas round Chippewa Falls in
the 1850s. nacherly my know is 2nd. fist, from me dad,
Vide " Indescretions " in Quarterly rev/ ofLicherchoor. Ez. special
no, fer hell when/ young Dunc/ ought to know. mebbe wuz autumn
1949/ reprint of early Ez-colections.
me OWN cheeiyldhood wuz subGoddamBurban cause dad
got into the Eu. SS.. Mint in Philadel/
AFTER HIS dad expected him to mine, and run a cow farm in
none of this licherary luvvvv of natr , and
barefoot bumming left in HIS cult/herit/
he had been
also his red blooded cousins ranched in Montanah, etc.
canoed down the Mussizippee to Chicag/ fair, and caught a
bobcat fer generl Foch, ETC.
Dad had digested that part of
fore th mast
Like the ole bloke who had been to sea, | and REtired
/ when I sez / Conrad ? ( having been fed | to the gills by
Fordie about Jos/ Con), ole Rhode sez : No life for a
boy that has been used to plenty of sport.
Also onct nearly bust up N.Age/ at least A.R.O. stopped the
controversy when I wrote to Pickthall:
Dear Pick. I once SAW
LIke yr/ " real beard. "
saw Venice at age of 12 and purrFurr'd it to the
plank sidewalks of Wyncote , Pa. an' even to Chris Meyer's
Je ne m' Huck-Finnais PAS.