And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field ... GEN. 2:20
John Hollander, “Adam’s Task” from Selected Poetry. Copyright © 1993 by John Hollander. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.
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Poet John Hollander 1929–2013
POET’S REGION U.S., New England
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