Thank you to Doc at Scholars and Rogues. This is one of my favorites of Kinnell’s. RIP to a great poet and performance artist. We will miss the mild, mesmerizing, accented repetition of magic words.
One of our greatest poets has died at 87.
I had the privilege of seeing Kinnell read while I was at Iowa State in the late ’80s. He did some new things – things he’d been working on during the flight out, in fact – but this was the high point of the evening.
Thank you, Galway. Sleep well.