Incognito Lounge by Denis Johnson

The Incognito Lounge and Other Poems by Denis Johnson. 1982 Random House, first paperback edition, 79 pages. Johnson was a novelist and poet who garnered acclaim for his short-story collection Jesus's Son and award-winning novel Tree of Smoke. According to New York Times, "[His] novels and short stories about the fallen — junkies, down-and-out travelers, drifters and violent men in the United States and abroad — emerged in ecstatic, hallucinatory and sometimes minimalist prose." Incognito was his third book of poems.

Condition: VG, some sticker residue on front cover and shelf wear

"He's out on the generous lawn

again, looking like he's made

out of phosphorus."

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