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Gregg Biglieri: Little Richard the Second
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Poetry | $12 ($10 direct from UDP)
Hand-bound. 24 pp, 4.25 x 7 in.
Interior: Letterpress on French folds.
Covers: Letterpress on Fabriano.
Binding: Japanese stab binding.
Publication Date: July 29, 2011
Distribution: Available in the UK through Inpress (http://www.inpressbooks.co.uk)

Filled with wry puns, clever turns of phrases, and tautologies that knock the reader over from a slant, Little Richard the Second adds a bit of tutti frutti to the regalia of the eternal bard. 

 

 

 

 

From Little Richard the Second:

Words hurt not
Because 'blue'
Is not blue

But words are
Pebbles and waves
An ocean

That is not
Waving and is
Not an ocean

NEWS AND REVIEWS

01.21.12 | Gregg Biglieri’s Little Richard the Second reviewed by Kevin Killian

01.21.12 | Gregg Biglieri’s Little Richard the Second reviewed at Third Factory

Gregg Biglieri

Gregg Biglieri is the author of several books of poetry, including Sleepy with Democracy (Cuneiform Press 2006), I Heart My Zeppelin (Atticus Finch 2005), and Reading Keats to Sleep (Cuneiform Press 2003). He lives in Buffalo.