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Prose and Prose Poems

Heavenly and Earthly City. Berkeley: Bern Porter, 1947.

Poems 1948-49. Berkeley: Berkeley Miscellany Editions, 1949.

Medieval Scenes. San Francisco: Centaur Press, 1950.

Fragments of a Disordered Devotion. San Francisco: privately printed, 1952; reprinted, San Francisco: Gnomon Press; Toronto; Island Press, 1966.

Caesar's Gate Poems 1949-1950 with Collages by Jess Collins. Palma de Mallorca: Divers Press, 1955; reprinted as Caesar's Gate Poems 1949-1950 with Paste-Ups by Jess. Berkeley: Sand Dollar, 1972.

Letters Poems MCMLIII-MCMLVI. Highlands, N.C.: Jargon, 1958.

Selected Poems. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1959.

The Opening of the Field. New York: Grove Press, 1960; reprinted, London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; and New York: New Directions, 1973.

Unkingd by Affection. San Francisco: San Francisco Arts Festival Commission, 1963. Broadside.

Writing Writing a Composition Book Stein Imitations. Albuquerque, N.M.: Sumbooks, 1964.

Roots and Branches. New York: Scribners, 1964; reprinted, New York: New Directions, 1968; and London,: Jonathan Cape, 1970.

Passages 22-27 of the War. Berkeley: Oyez, 1966.

The Years as Catches First Poems (1939-1946). Berkeley: Oyez, 1966.

A Book of Resemblances: Poems 1950-1953. New Haven: Henry Wenning, 1966.

Names of the People. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1968.

Bending the Bow. New York: New Directions, 1968.

The First Decade Selected Poems 1940-1950. London: Fulcrum Press, 1969.

Derivations Selected from 1950-1956. London: Fulcrum Press, 1969.

Achilles' Song. New York: Pheonix Book Shop, 1969.

Play Time Pseudo Stein. New York: The Poet's Press, 1969.

Tribunals Passages 31-35. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1070.

Ground Work. San Francisco, privately printed, 1971.

Poems from the Margins of Thom Gunn's Moly. San Francisco, privately printed, 1972.

A Seventeenth Century Suite in Homage to the Metaphysical Genius in English Poetry 1590/1690: Being Imitations, Derivations & Variations Upon Certain Conceits and Findings Made Among Strong Lines. San Francisco, privately printed, 1973.

An Ode and Arcadia (with Jack Spicer). Berkeley: Ark Press, 1974.

Dante. Canton, N.Y.: Institute of Further Studies, 1974.

The Venice Poem. Sydney, Australia: Prism, 1975.

Ground Work: Before the War. New York: New Directions, 1983.

Ground Work II: In the Dark. New York: New Directions, 1987.


Faust Foutu An Entertainment in Four parts. Stinson Beach, Calif.: Enkidu Surrogate, 1959.

As Testimony: The Poem & The Scene. San Francisco: White Rabbit Press, 1964.

The Cat and the Blackbird. San Francisco: White Rabbit Press, 1967.

The Truth & Life of Myth: An Essay in Essential Autobiography. New York: House of Books, Ltd., 1968.

Poetic Disturbances. Berkeley: Maya Quarto, 1970.

Bring it Up From the Dark. Berkeley: Cody's Books, 1970. Broadside.

A Selection of 65 Drawings from One Drawing-Book 1952-1956. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1970.

Robert Duncan: An Interview by George Bowering & Robert Hogg. Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1971.