Autograph note; signed "Jimmy" to Marie Bullock. James Merrill.

Autograph note; signed "Jimmy" to Marie Bullock

New York: Nov. 28, 1984. Deckle-edged card, approx. 5 X 3-1/2 in., in matching envelope. Fine. Item #206226

Merrill writes to founding director of the Academy of American Poets ostensibly to decline an invitation to a holiday party, but he does so in the form of a spontaneously composed four-line poem made up of two rhyming couplets. A sweet gesture.

Price: $450.00

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