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Happy Birthday Kenneth Rexroth

Today is the birthday of poet Kenneth Rexroth, born in 1905 in South Bend, Indiana. He was a lifelong activist, naturalist, translator of Japanese and Chinese poetry, critic, and iconoclast. He refused to be labeled a Beat poet. And he wrote some of the sexiest love poetry around—discovering him in high school set the bar […]