Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Stanley Kunitz, 1905-2006

A great, gentle, tenacious man with whom I spoke on the telephone one summer several years ago. Named poet laureate at 95, he was still active, long after most poets have passed away or moved beyond the public eye. He will be missed.
Stanley Kunitz, Poet Laureate, Dies at 100 [NYT]
"Halley's Comet" by Kunitz [PoemHunter]


Sarah said...

This is a test to see if my comment comes through :)
Because really, I'm at a loss of things to say about Stanley Kunitz

Jeremy said...

See, it works now!