Larry Kimmel

Rookie - 2 Points (1940)

Larry Kimmel Poems

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  • Ballerina With Fins (5/27/2006 5:56:00 AM)

    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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Best Poem of Larry Kimmel

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
beneath the winter-prophesying sky,
before night's shadow gathers the last straws
of afternoon to its scrawny breast;
the sun on a red barn, dying,
resurrects a lone child, playing.

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The Class Ring

I hold in my hand a ring. Moxium High.
Class of '58. The initials my own.
Within weeks, I'd left it by a public sink.
Loss noted and steps retraced—both

immediate, but... c'est la vie. Seven
years later it returned, having found
its way to the alma mater with its
postal pedigree, some half-dozen

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