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Carolyn Kizer

By (October 10, 2014) No Comment

carolyn kizerOpen Letters Monthly mourns the death of wise and knowing Carolyn Kizer, described by one irascible critic as “a poet of steel in an age of foam rubber.” She once joked that her works would be needed “as long as even one woman is lazy enough to be dumb,” but the entire Republic of Letters needs her special brand of poniard acerbity – and always will.

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