FOR YOU: Poems.
Edition: First printing.
New York: New Directions, (1970) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An uncommon early collection of poems by this award winning writer (his list of honors includes the National Book Award, the National National Book Critics Circle Award, the Carl Sandburg Award, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, the Paterson Poetry Prize, the 1990 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, and more.) This collection includes five long and very personal poems written over more than a decade from 'The Asylum' in 1957 (which recounts his institutionalization in 1953-54) through 'My Father's Fac'e in 1968. A presentation copy, INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the half title page. 117 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease on front flap of dj, light crease on table of contents)