San Francisco: Quercus Press, 1975. broadside. Broadside, 12x23 inches, very light fold creases, edgewear, hand revisions of the poem in ink by Boyle with a note in her hand that she revised it on Sept. 25, 1975, Nov. 6, 1975 and Oct. 27, 1978, eight revisions in all, signed by Boyle at bottom, publication information printed on verso.
Poem about the Attica prison uprising.
"The men locked arm in arm in the Attica of our dust, our maggots, our dereliction, stand
Halted at the edge, high on their hushed precipice, men whose names we have since learned,
Who choked, who wept, who fell on their knees in D-Yard as the helicopter dipped
And let its cargo of gas drift, lazy as smoke, quiet as cloud formations,
Across the rainy dawn..."