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

How Could You Not

-- for Jane kenyon


It is a day after many days of storms.
Having been washed and washed, the air glitters;
small heaped cumuli blow across the sky; a shower
visible against the firs douses the crocuses.
We knew it would happen one day this week.
Now, when I learn you have died, I go

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