Robert Duncan, “Childhood’s Retreat” from Ground Work: Before the War. Copyright © 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1982, 1984 by Robert Duncan. Reprinted with the permission of New Directions Publishing Corporation.
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Poet Robert Duncan 1919–1988
POET’S REGION U.S., Western
SCHOOL / PERIOD Black Mountain
Poetic Terms Free Verse
Poems by Robert Duncan
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