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Galway Kinnell, 1927-2014

The Pulitzer Prize winner, former Vermont poet laureate and field worker for the Congress of Racial Equality, US Navy veteran, Rhode Island native, died October 28, 2014.

You can listen to him read his poem Oatmeal.

Photo is from a 2011 Academy of American Poets event honoring Rose Styron in New York City.