The Marrahwanna Quarterly


THE MARRAHWANNA QUARTERLY, Vol. 1, No. 1
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1964
First edition, stapled sheets with printed cover, 150 copies, letterpress. Contributors include: Russell Salamon: V (AFTER PYNCHON), John Keys: PRESCOTT VIA HUDSON, d.a. levy: SHIPENSBURG, Roberta E. Badger: PLEASE, Margaret Randall: THE BROKEN GLASS BEGINS TO WHOLE ITSELF, Marvin Malone: THE PROFESSIONAL, Ann: FALL, J. Cornillon: POEM, Dave Rasey: MIDWESTERN MANIFESTO, Erik Kiviat: [UNTITLED POEM], d.a. levy [print]: YOU MURDERERS WITH YOUR INDIFFERENCE, Allen Katzman: THE TRANSGRESSION, George R. Beck: TWO BROTHERS, Judson Crews: MEDICAL SCIENCE, Pat Crayton: [untitled print] (Lowell B2, T&H P-38)



THE MARRAHWANNA QUARTERLY, Vol. 1, No. 2 

Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1964-5
First edition, stapled sheets with printed cover, 150 copies, letterpress. Contributors include: Tuli Kupferberg: [untitled poem], D. Blazek: [untitled poem], R. Blossom: [untitled poem], John Cornillon: THE FELLAHEEN PRICK TO D.A. LEVY, d.a. levy [disguised as (e)y(e)]: SHIT POEM FOR THE MYSTERIOUS ANNBURGHERS, Szabo: JERK OFF POEM, Marguerite Harris: METAPHYSIC, Kent Taylor: A GRANDFATHER’S SPEECHES, Katherine Wasil: [untitled print], Steve Richmond: SOFT RAIN, D. Blazek: [untitled poem], S. Richmond: [untitled poem], d.a. levy: SATORI WHILE PRAYING IN THE BATHROOM, Marguerite Harris: [untitled poem], cuz: [untitled print], Kent Taylor [untitled print] (Lowell B2, T&H P-42)



THE MARRAHWANNA QUARTERLY, Vol. 1, No. 3 
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1965
First edition, stapled sheets with printed cover, 200 copies, letterpress. Contributors include: Ferguson [print]: VEGETABLE DOOR, Grace Butcher: [2 untitled poems], Russell Salamon: [untitled poem], W.E. Wyatt: TANKA, Jeff A. Cook: THE UGLIEST MAN, Joe Nickell: HOT, George Bowering: THE SIMILE, Ferguson [print]: THE NEW DANCE. (Lowell B2, T&H P-55)



THE MARRAHWANNAH QUARTERLY, Vol. 1, No. 4
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1965
First edition, stapled sheets with printed cover, 200 copies, letterpress cover, mimeograph. Contributors include: Charles Bukowski short story: THE HELL OF IT IS..., E.K.Albrecht: MONDAY MORNING COFFEE • HAIKU, Thom Szuter: THREE POEMS, d.a.levy: FRAGMENT FROM THE NOTEBOOKS..., Gonzalo Arango: NADAIST MANIFESTO, Freda Norton: IN VACANT ROOMS... • CONSECRATED • WHERE HAS SHE GONE?, Roger Sauls: THREE POEMS FROM THE ASYLUM, Douglas Blazek: PROSE POEM ON WHY SHOUT? • MIND IF I PUT IT STAIGHT FOR ONCE? • A GIANT "S" AND A BOLT OF LIGHTENING, Art Rosh: TWO POEMS. (Lowell B2, T&H P-56)



THE MARY JANE QUARTERLY, Vol. 2, No. 1
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1966
First edition, stapled sheets with printed cover, 200 copies, letterpress cover, mimeograph. Issue dedicated to Guru Ronald Jump, imprisoned for poverty. Book review by levy (?) of Charles Bukowski’s Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts. Contributors include: Kent Taylor: MAY 6, 1965 • NOVEMBER 18, 1965 • AUGUST 22,1965, Diane Wakoski: DISCREPANCIES, Robert Lowry: THE MIDWAY STOP, Sergio Mondrag√≥n: CONTACTO DE LOS DEDOS • RIESGO, Margaret Randall: PREPARATION OF THE AUDIENCE • RETRATO, Joe “Ace” Walker: SCHIZOPHRENIA, John Mongomery: A GENESIS FOR MODERNS • FOR CAROL • THE COLORATURA NOTE, Grace Butcher:THE FLATS • CAVE, John Harriman: THE HASHHISH POEMS, d.a.levy editorial: HATE RAYS, A SORT OF SWAN SONG OR A LETTER TO TOMORROW FROM THE CLEVELAND MERRY-GO-ROUND • FRAGMENTS FROM THE NOTEBOOKS... • PEYOTE ONVOCATION (FOR THE GREEN FOX HIDDEN IN THE EYE), Carl Larsen: FRACTIONS OF LIGHT..., George Montgomery: SATURDAY NIGHT PRAYER, Bremser, levy, Larsen. (Lowell B2, T&H P-83)



THE MARIJUANA QUARTERLY, Vol. 2, No. 2
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1966
First edition, stapled sheets with printed cover, 200 copies, letterpress cover, mimeograph. This issue is dedicated to John Sinclair. Contributors include: Ray Bremser: A SELECTION OF POEMS OF MADNESS, Allen Katzman: POEMS FROM OKLAHOMA, Rolla Rieder: GENISIS: A SURREALIST LINE SEQUENCE • FOR GENE FOWLER, D.R.Wagner: LETTER NO.16... • THE OLD UP THE RIVER... , Irene Schram: E TRAIN • FROM UNDER THOSE GRAVE BLOCKS • I DREAM OF HORSES • HOLD , d.a.levy: EDITORIAL WRITTEN ON THE ‘DAY OF THE KIF LION’ • SITTING ON A BENCH NEAR TSQUARE , Richard Barker: ON OUR WAY TO MEXICO • FOR KEN KESEY... , Bill Wyatt: THOUGHTS ON HAN SHAN • ANOTHER WINTER, John Cornillon: untitled (“HARD COLD TAR...”) • POEM WRITTEN BY A POET..., Jacob Leed: THROUGH THE DOOR • untitled (“WHITE MOON, WHITE SNOW...”), rjs: untitled (“CHILDREN WAKE UP...”) • untitled (“MY FRIEND SAYS...”), George Montgomery: UPON SEEING SONNY AND CHER, Russell Atkins: FRONT PAGE • SPYRYTUAL, Barbara Holland: THE HOUSE OF ICE, Matt Shulman: untitled (“I AWAITED HIS ARRIVAL...”), Allen Planz: POOR WHITE, Kitty Estrella: UNTITLED POEM, Aurelia Ford: MABEL MOCKINGPOOCH. (Lowell B2, T&H P-84)



THE MARIHUANA QUARTERLY, Vol. 2, No. 3
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1966
First edition, stapled sheets with printed cover, 200 copies, letterpress cover, mimeorgraph. This issue is dedicated to Big Leonard “who recently discorporated & went to heaven...”. Contributors include: maRa, Carl Woideck, Thom Szuter, Kent & Joan Taylor, The Albrechts, Joe Walker, and d.a. levy:A CONCRETE POEM PROJECT #1, Bill Bisset: untitled (“TH MYSTERY OF SPACE DEEPENS...”), E.R. Baxter: LISTEN RIVER, David Sandberg, Steve Ferguson: POEM FROM STEVE, Donald Thomas, Al Dimenstein: I GOT THE HAPPINESS BLUES, D.R. Wagner: MAN CAUSED BY VIRUSES, Sid Rufus, Walter Lowenfels: A PASSAGE FROM A COMING BOOK, George Montgomery: INVOLVEMENT, Alex Gildzen: SUMMER SUNDAY IN KENT, Brother James: LINES, Lady Char: SOCIETY, W.E. Wyatt:HASH DYNASTY, d.a. levy: RECTAL EYE VISION • LINES FOR LADY JANE, Don Thomas. (Lowell B2, T&H P-85)



THE MARIJUANA QUARTERLY, Vol. 2, No. 4
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1966
First edition, stapled sheets with printed cover, mimeograph, contributors include: Allen Ginsberg: A GLASS OF AYAHUASCA, D.r. Wagner: CHAPTER CXLIV, T.L. Kryss [untitled], Roger Sauls: WEED, Tristan Corbiere: OH, THAT? • GUITAR • TO MY MOUSE-COLORED MARE, Rene Char: from LEAVES OF HYPNOS, Carl Woideck: YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS, C.J. Torrance: DEATH SONG OF THE ASSASSIN, d.a. levy: additional sections for THE NORTH AMERICAN BOOK OF THE DEAD, Malcolm Hall: NOTES FOR A FUTURE SUICIDE, rjs: 8/18/1966 letter addressed to “local draft board”:LETTER #7. (Lowell B2, T&H P-86)



THE MARRAHWANNAH QUARTERLY, Vol. 3, No. 1

Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1967
First edition, stapled sheets, contributors include Kent Taylor: 11/30/66, d a levy: THE BROTHERHOOD OF BHANG • (ANOTHER FRAGMENT FROM THE DESTROYED JOURNAL 1965), T.L. Kryss: ABSENT LIGHT • TO CHARLES BUKOWSKI, David W. Harris: DOG HOWL FOR ME, Allen Ginsberg: May 26, 1960, Douglas Blazek: A PRIMER ON OPEN SKULL PRESSOLOGY, Joel Marc Deutsch: EYES - FOR KENT TAYLOR • LETTER OF INTRODUCTION • JUST CHECKING • I • MORNING SONG, 2 YRS LATER, Eugene Jolas: DAEMMERSPUK • I INTERVIEW LENIN • RIMBAUD AND THE CHAUFFEUR •PANOPTICON • AUSTRALIA • INCANTATIONS • HYMN • MOUNTAIN WORDS • PSALM • VINEYARD IN THE SUN, Brown Miller: DEATH & SUPER-DEATH, Dave Cunliffe: PEACE THERAPY WORKINGS,Steve Ferguson: POEM. (Lowell B2, T&H P-125)



THE KIF QUART-O or THE MAR*AHHHH-WANNNAH QUARTERLY, Vol. 3, No. 2
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1967
First edition, stapled sheets, cover silkscreen by T.L. Kryss, contributors include: E.R. Baxter, Kent Taylor: ATRO-CITY • A CALL TO ARMS • CLEAR AND COLD • EAST TO CLEVELAND • I FEEL LIKE SEVEN DAYS • 9-4-66 • ROAD LAND, George Dowden, David W. Harris, D.r. Wagner, Carl Woideck, d.a. levy: NOTES / VARIATIONS ON A SHORT POEM. (Lowell B2, T&H P-126)



THE MARRAHWANNAH QUARTERLY, Vol. 3, No. 3
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1967
First edition, stapled sheets, 200 copies, hand-painted cover, mimeograph. The concrete issue. Dedicated to “poet, publisher, martyr: r.j.s.” Contributors include: bp nichol: STATEMENT • OH... • MULTILIGUA • MOVIE BILL • HOMAGE TO EDMUND BERGLER, d.a. levy: WHY CONCRETE? • EMERGENCY CITY ORDINANCE • SOLAR SWASTIKA • VISUALIZED PRAYER FOR THE AMERICAN GOD #6, T.L. Kryss: MONSOOOOOOOOOON • I WISH I CD PLAYTHE BEAUTIFUL INSTRUMENT • BERT MILLER..., D.W. Harris: SIDE 10 • LIEBESTOD, Russell Atkins: A STORM SHALL BREAK, Adam Kadmon: EYE..., E.S. Harmon: A LETTRE FROM, Allen Ginsberg: CENSORSHIP OF LANGUAGE..., Bill Bissett: SUN... • MY LADY..., E.R. Baxter: HORE ON THIS PAGE..., rjs: LINES FROM A LAZY CONCRETE POET, J.D. Kuch: POME TO PETER ORLOVSKY. Bob Cobbing: WAN..., D.R. Wagner: PHANTON BEAVER FINDS MATE • SHAKING IT UP WITH WILL • LET’S ALL SING...,Ivo Vroom: BELGIAN, Mara: [untitled]. (Lowell B2, T&H P-127)



THE MARRAHWANNAH QUARTERLY, Vol. 3, No. 4
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1967
First edition, stapled wrappers, cover silkscreen by T.L. Kryss. Contributors include: d.a. levy section: COMMENTS ON THE ACID SCENE BY D.A. LEVY 1967. (Lowell B2, T&H P-128)



THE MARRAHWANNAH QUARTERLY, Vol. 4, No. 1
Cleveland: Renegade Press, Winter 1967-1968
First edition, stapled sheets glued into printed wrappers. Contributors include: T.L.Kryss:WHEN YOU GO TO SAN FRANCISCO • MOONLIGHT • WINTER RAIN AND PURPLE RAINBOW, Rolla Rieder: CREDIBILITY GAPOSIS • PLEASE DO NOT THROW... • COME-ON • ILLUSION, W.Y. Evans-Wentz: excerpt from TIBETAN YOGA & SECRET DOCTRINES, George Montgomery: TRIP, rjs: [untitled], levy: TANTRIC STROBE, THE SAUNDARYAKAHARI OR FLOOD OF BEAUTY, Jiri Valoch:TWO INTERLINGUISTIC POEMS. (Lowell B2, T&H P-162)



THE MARRAHWANNAH QUARTERLY, Vol. 4, No. 2
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1967-1968
First edition, stapled sheets, 200 copies. Contributors include: Don Thomas, Baxter, rjs. (Lowell B2, T&H P-163)


Special Thanks to Jason Davis

JB

2 comments:

D.R. Wagner said...

I'd love to see the contents of these things again.

Jim Clinefelter said...

Some of these issues can be viewed in their entirety here:
www.clevelandmemory.org/levy

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