Galway Kinnell

Providence, Rhode Island
Galway Kinnell
Providence, Rhode Island
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The Bear

Rating: 3.2

In late winter
I sometimes glimpse bits of steam
coming up from
some fault in the old snow
and bend close and see it is lung-colored
and put down my nose
and know
the chilly, enduring odor of bear.
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Susan Williams 03 March 2018
While it is not my topic of choice, this poet is Jack London's heir. This is survival, gritty and ugly as it is. Top marks and my admiration for a brutal life-and-death story told in appropriate words and visuals.10 of course.
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Are you a hunter of words held by the grips of poetry..? good poem..a ten
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Kumarmani Mahakul 03 March 2018
Well expressive poem shared here nicely.
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Edward Kofi Louis 03 March 2018
On the third day! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Muzahidul Reza 03 March 2018
the chilly, enduring odor of bear., ...... well penned by Galway Kinnell
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Narayana Aghalaya 03 March 2018
beautiful description of the scenario! is it a real experrience or imagined, I wonder!
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Bernard F. Asuncion 03 March 2018
Such a wonderful write by Galway Kinnell??????
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