according to the database, the poem 'Sun Coming Down' was first printed in Harlequin - Vol. 2 - No. 1 - Page 11 - 1957 and then never again until after Hank's death.
From everything we know, I find it likely, that these posthumous versions have been 'changed'.
To verify this, we'd need a copy...
Not Chinaski; Klienholtz! (Who?)
A copy of the 1970 Runcible Spoon on display at the Huntington inspired me to dig out my copy and give it a read. Unfortunately for you, I can't just read it and shut up.
Three of the poems are uncollected, but I can't bring myself to put this 41 year old piece...
xxx: the poems 1951-1993
xxx: martin selected some old stuff, lus new ones
xxx: actually, dumbass, the book is titled "the pleasures of the damned"
xxx: yeah, keep it on the DeeeL
xXCaptMidnightXx: ahahhahahah I will
xXCaptMidnightXx: what about the...