THE FIRE FETCHED DOWN.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's third collection of poetry - his first book won the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 1985, and he was also the recipient of the Lavan Younger Poets award. INSCRIBED on the title page " For --- I swear the photo makes things look worse than are. You never get older, except for the mirror" and dated in 1997. Laid in is a 2 page signed holographic letter, rather tongue in cheek in style, and discussing in part the publishing project he was currently engaged in ("make that embroiled") . 69 pp. ISBN: 0-679446206.