Larry Kimmel

Rookie - 2 Points (1940)

Biography of Larry Kimmel

Larry Kimmel poet

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.

Larry Kimmel's Works:

A Small Silent Ordeal (novel)
alone tonight (poems)
the inadequacy of long-stemmed roses (poems)
the necessary fly (haiku)
Cold Stars White Moon (tanka)
a river years from here (short prose & poems)
As Far as Thought Can Reach (10 bite-size metaphysical essays) Updates

A Thought Dwelt On

A thought dwelt on
can only grow—

and a weed is a bad thought
where a flower should be.

A thought dwelt on
is a thought given water,

but a weed deprived of water
withers away.

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