Title: Dig Up My Heart : Selected Poems 1952-83. First Edition.
Publisher:  McCleland and Stewart, Toronto, 1983, ISBN:0771000030
Seller ID: 40945
ACORN, Milton. Dig Up My Heart : Selected Poems 1952-83. (Toronto) : McCleland and Stewart, (1983). First Edition. Pp. (16),17-221,(3). 8vo, brown card covers with black lettering to front and spine. In The Modern Canadian Poets Series. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. Spadoni and Donnelly 3408. "There is only one Milton Acorn. Gritty, heart-stricken, boisterous, soaring, this is a poet of vast anger and vast tenderness, amilitant improbable humanist in holey jeans. 'Dig Up My Heart' reveals the scope and passion of a major achievement in contemporary poetry." - from t he rear cover. Name inked to flyleaf, else a very good, tight copy. 40.00