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Exploring Latino/a American poetry and culture.

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Featured Poet: Thom Gunn
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      Thom Gunn was born in Kent, England to parents who were both journalists. Gunn’s early life was peripatetic; after his parents’ divorce, he traveled with his father to various assignments...

    • Poem Guide
      By Joshua Weiner

      Touch, risk, trust, improvisation—“the intellect as powerhouse of love.”

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      By Thom Gunn
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      When in his twenties a poetry's full strength
      Burst into voice as an unstopping flood,
      He let the divine prompting (come at length)
      Rushingly bear him any way it would
      And went on writing while the Ferry turned
      From San Francisco, back from Berkeley too,
      And...

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