Larry Kimmel

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Larry Kimmel was born in 1940, in Johnstown, PA. He holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Pittsburgh University, and has worked at everything from steel mills to libraries. Now self-employed, he lives with his wife in the hills of western Massachusetts.
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View From A North Window
For a moment, the sun
on a red barn, dying,
on dry fields still as a gold death-mask
warmed yellow only to the eye
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2.
Woman Playing Guitar
Her breast
fit
like a fruit
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3.
One Tree Island
holding my eye
she undoes her blouse
my strict attention

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4.
Each Stone
What they left behind them
are the stone fences.

Each stone,
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5.
Branch After Branch
Slats of clear gold sunlight
and snow like fur on every branch
and every branch after branch after branch
as far as thought can reach...
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Larry Kimmel's poems are very very beautiful. I'm into Imagist poetry, and he writes it so well. Very subtle, very clever, the words not intrusions, not pinpointing to meanings, but expressions. Very impressionistic pieces, and very much a joy to read, and reread. BWF.
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