THIS UNPREDICTABLE BLOOM:; The Poetry of Katherine Garrison Chapin (off print)

(np: by the author), 1970. 8vo, pp. 8, printed wraps. A Writers Chap book, no. 1 of a series. Item #59903

from Wikipedia:" Katherine Garrison Chapin (September 4, 1890 – December 30, 1977), sometimes known by her married name Katherine Biddle, was an American poet, librettist, and playwright. She is best known for two collaborations with composer William Grant Still: And They Lynched Him on a Tree (1940) and Plain-Chant for America (1941).

Chapin began publishing poems in the late 1920s, in the popular press and in literary journals including Poetry. Many of her works, including her two joint compositions with Still, were musical libretti. Her corpus covers a variety of subjects, but evinces a particular fascination with politics and racial justice. Critics regarded her work as skilled, traditional, and somewhat lacking in feeling"

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