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Whatever happens. Whatever
what is is is what
I want. Only that. But that.


From Collected Poems by Galway Kinnell. Copyright © 2017 The Literary Estate of Galway Kinnell. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


Galway Kinnell

Galway Kinnell was born in Providence, Rhode Island, on February 1, 1927.

Date Published: 2018-04-01

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