Kenneth Koch
'Other Flowers: Uncollected Poems' by James Schuyler
'Other Flowers: Uncollected Poems' by James Schuyler

Other Flowers Uncollected Poems James Schuyler, edited by James Metzee and Simon Pettet Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 218 pp., $26 The Velvet Underground, it has been said, did not sell many records, but everyone who bought one went out and started his or her own band. James Schuyler was, perhaps, the Velvet Underground of verse: Almost unknown outside the poetry world, he was massively influential within it. To read Schuyler is, almost inevitably, to be struck with the desire to be a poet. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: 'Other Flowers': A March 14 review of the book "Other Flowers: Uncollected Poems" by James Schuyler misspelled co-editor James Meetze's last...