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  1. Lyle Daggett
    Lyle Daggett October 26, 2012 at 1:25 am .

    Great Stafford poem, one I've seen before. In the context of the current electoral season, Stafford's quiet eloquence is even more magnified, as is the vapidness of so much of the middling political campaign rhetoric out there right now.

  2. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker October 25, 2012 at 7:20 pm .

    here is something else from his The Way It is: New and Selected Poems<br /><br />http://23sandy.com/works/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/stafford_meditation_677w.jpg

  3. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker October 25, 2012 at 6:14 pm .

    good to revisit Bill Stafford just sent you <br />a nice letter that he sent to me re: Hexagrams<br /><br />I can from here see him staring out of his office <br />window in the cupola of the Library of Congress<br /><br />when he was Poet in Resident there he was wearing<br />rolled up jeans a wool long-sleeved shirt, suspenders<br /><br />a strong hand shake, a strong smile, a

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