Father and Son, By FREDERICK FEIRSTEIN From "City Life" (Story Line Press, Three Oaks Farm, Brownsville, OR 97327-9718: $10.95, paper; 96 pp.). Feirstein, who has published four earlier books of poetry, has won, among other awards and fellowships, the Guggenheim Fellowship and the John Masefield Award of the Poetry Society of America. A playwright as well as a poet, he is also a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City.
PLATFORM : An Unequal Option RICHARD P. HERMAN, director of jail litigation of the Prisoner'sRights Union in Sacramento, commented on growing racial tension in Southern California jails and whether segregation is a viable method to quell the violence between blacks, Latinos and whites. He told The Times: