LOWELL, ROBERT (1917-1977, American Poet)
Lot 297
LOWELL, ROBERT (1917-1977, American Poet) TWO AUTOGRAPH DRAFTS FOR AN UNTITLED FIVE-LINE POEM
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Lot Details
LOWELL, ROBERT (1917-1977, American Poet)
TWO AUTOGRAPH DRAFTS FOR AN UNTITLED FIVE-LINE POEM, beginning 'I was surer once perhaps / And had flashes and when I first found...', about 12 lines, with autograph revisions and deletions preserving reconsidered readings, written on the verso of a photocopy of his poem 'Burial' (from Day by Day), with the alternative titles 'Ivana' and 'Poems', 2 pages, folio, not dated

No publication of this poem has been found.
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