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Stanley Kunitz - The Layers

I have walked through many lives,
some of them my own,
and I am not who I was,
though some princi...

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Poet: Stanley Kunitz
Poem: The Layers
Poem of the Day: Jan 14 2016

Comment 3 of 3, added on August 15th, 2010 at 12:46 AM.
The Layers

I'm not sure how religious that Mr. Kunitz is but this poem has undertones of both the book of Romans, particularly Chapter 8, and 1 Corinthians.

Kelly from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on February 3rd, 2009 at 9:34 AM.

How magnificent this perspective, allowed only to the aged. The profundity exceeds the symbolism. This is an eternal human song!

Herb Adams from United States
Comment 1 of 3, added on November 7th, 2005 at 1:36 PM.

what a wonderful reflection full of sadness and full of the simple act of continuing to face the future with strength in the face of so much loss.God bless Stanley Kunitz who has reached 100 years of age.

bruce gelman

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