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Galway Kinnell Biography | Poet

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Galway Kinnell is one of the most influential American poets of the latter half of the 20th century. An admitted follower of Walt Whitman, Kinnell rejects the idea of seeking fulfillment by escaping into the imaginary world. His best-loved and most anthologized poems are "St. Francis and the Sow" and "After Making Love We Hear Footsteps".. American poet; Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1982