Cid Corman
Root Song
86 pages
ISBN 0-937013-15-3
...a poet's poet: a writer neither very profuse...nor very
aggressive, but central. To read Corman is to become
conscious of one's own breathing, how slightly it separates us
from things like stones.

--Alicia Ostriker

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I picked a
leaf up

it weighed
my vision

I knelt and
placed it

where it was