A New Poetry Collection from Lou Reed Has Just Been Released

A New Poetry Collection from Lou Reed Has Just Been Released

Everyone knows Lou Reed as the lead singer/songwriter of The Velvet Underground but, for a brief stint of time in the 1970s, Reed had quit music for good and vowed to never return.   Instead, he stated, he would now only work as a poet. Music was his past, poetry was his future.   Now, although Reed’s stint as a poet was brief, (after just six months of writing in near seclusion he began production on his solo album) the world of writing was no new turf. He had spent the early years of his youth working and studying alongside writers while in undergrad at …