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Poetry and Prose

by Michael Lally

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Black Sparrow Press

ISBN: 978-1-57423-111-3
Pages: 260
Size: 5.91" x 8.98"
Published: October 1999
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From "It's Not Nostalgia--It's Always There": Mayday means a lot to me – processions with a statue of Our Lady & the girls in white dresses scattering flowers all the way--speeches by the priests against the Commies who were having their own parades – and theirs all started in Chicago & the fight for the 8-hour-day – ours in the forests of Europe & the worshipping of May as the start of the good times of Spring & Summer
Michael Lally
Michael Lally was born in Orange, N.J. in 1942, and was the youngest of seven in an Irish-American family of cops, priests, and politicians. He started out playing piano and reading his poetry in coffeehouses and bars in 1959. By 1980 he wrote twenty books, including the poetry collection Rocky Dies Yellow (1974) and a collection of prose and poetry, Catch My Breath (1978). After creating several poetry reading series in D.C., New York, and L.A. in the 1970s and '80s, Lally was declared "The Godfather of Poetry" by several magazines, newspapers and fellow poets.