Young Manhattan

young-manhattanwith Bill Berkson

1999 • ISBN: 9780965887762 • $5.95 • Literary Nonfiction

Smoke Proof Press

Saddlestapled chapbook. Cover drawing by George Schneeman.

The childhood photos featured on the title page of this collaboration by major American poets Anne Waldman and Bill Berkson reveal that they have exactly the same smile.

I’m walking around Pigeons all along the cement diameter of the Central Park Reservoir & motorcycle with Tommy all night he kissed my breasts Saturday after Saturday of hotdogs & ice skates I’m in red & white & the smell of the white shoe polish lingering around the park a lot the first time a girl stuck her tongue down my mouth I thought it was a fish Smells like fish!