We are saddened by the death of former Poet Laureate Maxine Kumin (1925—2014), one of the finest poets of her generation, and a pioneering American voice.
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The root of bless / is blood
Tinkle is meant to refer to a light / ringing sound, like that of a tiny bell. / But to me, it’s just another polite / way of saying urinate
“Have I told you the story about the guy who butchered hogs?” “Which guy?” “The one who was in the Foreign Legion. Have I told you that one?”