Boston: Telegraph Books, 1972. Third edition. Softcover. Signed by Patti Smith on the front cover under the title. A collection of poems from the Godmother of Punk and the author of the National Book Award winner "Just Kids." Includes the poems: 1."Seventh Heaven" 2."Sally" 3."Jeanne Darc" 4."Renee Falconetti" 5."A Fire of Unknown Origin" 6."Edie Sedgwick" 7."Crystal" 8."Marianne Faithfull" 9."Girl Trouble" 10."Cocaine" 11."Judith" 12."Fantasy" 13."Marilyn Miller" 14."Mary Jane" 15."Amelia Earhart I" 16."Amelia Earhart II" 17."Linda" 18."Death by Water" 19."Celine" 20."Dog Dream" 21."Female" 22."Longing." Patti is called the "punk poet laureate" She fused rock and poetry in her work. Her most widely known song is "Because the Night," co-written with Bruce Spingsteen. In 2005, Smith was named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. In 2007, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A fine copy with only light toning at spine. Item #14364

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