Galway Kinnell

Providence, Rhode Island
Galway Kinnell
Providence, Rhode Island
Monday, January 13, 2003

St. Francis And The Sow Comments

Rating: 2.9
The bud
stands for all things,
even those things that don't flower,
for everything flowers, from within, of self-blessing;

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Galway Kinnell
COMMENTS
Michael Walker 25 June 2020
I can accept the stunning beauty of flowers, but I have trouble seeing anything attractive about a sow. These animals revel in mud and dirt, and even St. Francis cannot redeem that. The saint was not always right.
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Vnivola 23 June 2018
Here’s a good one
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Claudia Moline 08 May 2010
Wonderful poem. Found it first in a book and am sharing it with others. Should be considered a classic,
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