Galway Kinnell

(1 February 1927 / Providence, Rhode Island)

Poems of Galway Kinnell

21. The Perch 1/13/2003
22. Two Seasons 1/13/2003
23. Vapor Train Reflected in the Frog Pond 1/20/2003
24. Wait 1/13/2003
25. Why Regret 4/3/2012

The Perch

There is a fork in a branch
of an ancient, enormous maple,
one of a grove of such trees,
where I climb sometimes and sit and look out
over miles of valleys and low hills.
Today on skis I took a friend
to show her the trees. We set out
down the road, turned in at
the lane which a few weeks ago,

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