Frases de Galway Kinnell
Data de nascimento: 1. Fevereiro 1927
Data de falecimento: 28. Outubro 2014
Galway Kinnell was an American poet. For his 1982 Selected Poems he won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and split the National Book Award for Poetry with Charles Wright. From 1989 to 1993 he was poet laureate for the state of Vermont.
An admitted follower of Walt Whitman, Kinnell rejects the idea of seeking fulfillment by escaping into the imaginary world. His best-loved and most anthologized poems are "St. Francis and the Sow" and "After Making Love We Hear Footsteps".
Citações Galway Kinnell
„The appeal to heaven breaks off.
The petals begin to fall, in self-forgiveness.
It is a flower. On this mountainside it is dying.“
— Galway Kinnell
Flower Herding on Mount Monadnock (1976).
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