The motto, “The old expressions are with
us always, and there are always others,” is first published in
December 1918 (5:1) and appears on the cover of the next four issues.
Manifesto: None. The first extra-poetic commentary
appears in November 1915 (1:5), as follows:
Thus J. B.
Kerfoot, the critic of Life—in a recent issue:
|“‘OTHERS’ is the name of
a new little monthly ‘magazine of new verse,’ published
by Alfred Kreymborg at Grantwood, New Jersey ($1.50 per year).
Three numbers have appeared at this writing—July, August
and September. They are among the live things being done in American
just now. Perhaps you are unfamiliar with this ‘new poetry’ that
is called ‘revolutionary.’ Perhaps you’ve heard
that it is queer and have let it go at that. Perhaps if you tried
it you’d find that a side of you that has been sleeping would
come awake again. It is worth the price of a Wednesday matinée
to find out. By the way, the new poetry is revolutionary. It is
the expression of a democracy of feeling rebelling against a aristocracy
The March 1916 issue (2:3) adds subscription information, along with
the statement: “OTHERS makes its appeal to every person who is
interested in poetry, and especially in the work of young Americans.”