New York: Hill and Wang, 1970. Hardcover. x, 150p., light foxing to edges otherwise a very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj with very mild sunning to spine (titles still bright).
'Joans describes himself as a "Jazz poet, thus a revolutionary poet," a painter, and a trumpet player.' - dj. Associated with the beat generation, this African American poet has been most strongly influenced by surrealism, Langston Hughes, and jazz.