Kay Boyle

Kay Boyle

St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Kay Boyle
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
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Kay Boyle (February 19, 1902 – December 27, 1992) was an American writer, educator, and political activist.

The granddaughter of a publisher, Kay Boyle was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and grew up in several cities but principally in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her father, Howard Peterson Boyle, was a lawyer, but her greatest influence came from her mothe ...
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Mothers
In the still of night
Have we wept,
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Monody To The Sound Of Zithers
I have wanted other things more than lovers …
I have desired peace, intimately to know
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11 November 2014
Logic, reason, disease, and the menace of death, these things meant nothing at all to us. We were committed to other values by which the poet has always lived in defiance of all that society demanded of him.

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