T. Rex: Marc Bolan Handwritten Poem

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T. Rex: Marc Bolan Handwritten Poem

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Auction Date:2017 Dec 14 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Unsigned handwritten poem by T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan, one page, 8 x 10, no date. The untitled poem, written in black ballpoint, reads in full (grammar and spelling retained): "altho it stands like a widow to the world. the birds husband, and appears to our crimanal sight a heartless ornament cold as a twilight. the birds know its moods. For the statue is more than it seems." The poem was later printed in the "16th Anniversary Edition" of the RARN 48 fanzine from 1993, which is included with the poem. In fine condition, with trivial light spotting. Given Bolan's death at the age of 29, autographic material from the glam rock pioneer remains scarce and highly sought-after.