Galway Kinnell

Providence, Rhode Island
Galway Kinnell
Providence, Rhode Island
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Rating: 3.3
On the tidal mud, just before sunset,
dozens of starfishes
were creeping. It was
as though the mud were a sky
and enormous, imperfect stars
moved across it as slowly
as the actual stars cross heaven.
All at once they stopped,
and, as if they had simply
increased their receptivity
to gravity, they sank down
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Simone Inez Harriman 02 November 2015
I love the images your poem gives. The starfish perfectly mirrors the stars. Beautiful :)
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Anita Sehgal 10 June 2012
very beautiful..vivid
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Patrick Robinson 17 April 2008
This should be called 'stars in the mud'. Nah.
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