COLLECTED POEMSKenneth Fearing Random House ($2).
New York City is the Grand Canyon of U. S. civilization. Many an American has gaped at the spectacle, tried to find words for itand discovered that he had no tongue. All such will be able to appreciate the poetical accomplishment of Kenneth Fearing's verse.
Tall city, worn city, switchboard weaving
what ghost horizons. . . , cold furnace
in the sky,
Guardian of this man's youth, graveyard
of the other's, jailer of mine, Harassed city, . ... gay in the theatres,
wary in the offices, starved in the...