FLOW International Quarterly Volume 1, #2 – ‘Year Of The Iron Dog’ (Kathmandu, Nepal: nd. ).
4to. Colour printed wrappers, sewn binding. 82pp. + reproduction of a Tibetan woodcut printed in red on rice paper + ads.
The second issue (of only three published) of this Anglo-Nepalese poetry journal, co-edited by Michael Hollingshead with Kristof Jastrzebski-Glinka (and others).
Hollingshead and Jastrzebski-Glinka, a Polish poet with a degree in Sanskrit, first met at a hippie ashram in the late ‘60s, and later lived at the psychedelic Pure Land Ashram, a commune established by Hollingshead on the Isle of Greater Cumbrae. Jastrzebski-Glinka subsequently became active in the free festival movement in the mid-‘70s.
Contents include “Acid Poem 1” by David Apthorp; “Open Secret”, a poem by George Andrews; translations from Tibetan and Sanskrit religious texts; works by nine Nepali poets; and a critical essay by Abhi Subedi titled “Movements of Nepali Poetry of this Decade.”
Small splash mark to front cover, and two further small ones to back cover, o/w Near Fine.