With Kit, Age 7, at the Beach (audio only)
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From Allegiances by William Stafford, published by Harper & Row. © 1970 by William Stafford. Used with permission. All rights reserved.
Born in 1914, William Stafford's first major collection of poems, Traveling Through the Dark, was published when he was forty-eight years old and won the National Book Award in 1963. He went on to publish more than sixty-five volumes of poetry and prose. In 1970, he was the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (a position currently known as the Poet Laureate).
Date Published: 1970-01-01
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