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BOOK – The Writings of B.L. Cummings

$60.00 USD

The Writings of B.L. Cummings – an exclusive collection of 47 poems written by Burton Cummings. Beautifully bound with gold leaf pages, this collectors edition was designed by the renowned Ernie Cefalu and will always be a treasured addition to your library.

This listing is for the a regular signed non-numbered version which is also sold at shows. There is also a limited edition signed and numbered edition which is available online only.

FROM BURTON: “In answer to several questions about the contents of “The Writings”, firstly, there is no table of contents and there are no page numbers. It's purely poems. It ended up being 52 altogether. For those interested enough here's a complete list of the 52 that made it into the book. It's bound and the pieces appear in this order …
SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE
FOR A SAILOR'S RETURN
ELOQUENCE
THE HILLS ARE STILL THERE
SHAFT-ER-LIFE
BESIEGED
“SANS SOINS”
DYSPHORIC
THE COMING OF THE KNELL
BOOKS
TO THE MANNERS BORNE
REAPER DEAL
YELLOW MOON, HEAVY HEART
PERSONAL
LA ROULETTE
RESPITE (W/DREAMS)
FOR POLYHYMNIA
THE OTHER SIDE OF NOW
ON DANCER, ON PRANCER
ROOM AT THE INN
THE BESEECHERS
HEY SONNET, GET ON IT
ATONE
A SILVER LINING
JUST A LITTLE BRIGHT HOPE
DIGHT
OH ONCE BEHELD
WHAT WORD, ANY WORD
END IN SIGHT
THE SLIGHTEST BUMP
WHO
LIGHT OVER DARK
MOMENTANEOUS
TO ALLAY
UNFRIENDLY FIRE
GREY (AT THE PARTY OF COLOURS)
THE SADDEST PARCEL
REINCARNATION
BE ONE
KINGS DEIGN
PATIENCE PERCHANCE
JUST / UNJUST
FROM A PLACE CALLED “TIRED”
GHOSTS
TAKE A BREATH
AN ANSWER TO CONSTRUE
A SADDER TRUTH
THE WONDER
PIECES OF OURSELVES
PAVANE TO SPEECH
SUBALTERN BRACE
OH FAIRER ONE

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