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At-A-Site Theater presents a Summer Project Celebrating Birthdays of Dead Writers: Stanley Kunitz, July 29

July 29, 2014 

Stanley Kunitz (1905-2006)

 

Time:  12:30pm - 2:30pm  &  6:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: Downtown Asheville NC

Either near Pack Square  map link
or the "Iron" sculpture at Wall St & Battery Park Ave   map link
or Haywood Street near Malaprops map link 
or at the corner of North Lexington Ave & Walnut St map link

 

Passersby are invited to chose from a menu of selections by this American poet who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1959 and was named National Poet Laureate both in 1974 and in 2000. The selected passages will then be read to them.

(The Reader may occasionally need to move to an alternative site because of weather or other onsite circumstances)

 

 

More information about Stanley Kunitz can be found at Wikipedia, at The Poetry Foundation website, or at the American Academy of Poets website. You can find an in depth interview in Poetry Magazine with him from 1977. You can read many of his poems at this Poetry Foundation page.

 

"How shall the heart be reconciled to its feast of losses?
In a rising wind,
the manic dust of my friends,
those who fell along the way,
bitterly stings my face.
Yet I turn.
I turn,
exulting somewhat,
with my will intact to go wherever I need to go,
and every stone on the road precious to me.
In my darkest night,
when the moon was covered and I roamed through the wreckage,
a nimbus-clouded voice directed me:
-Live in the layers, not on the litter-
Though I lack the art to decipher it,
no doubt the next chapter in my book of transformations is already written.
I am not done with my changes.”

from "The Layers"

 

 

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