About Galway KinnellGalway Kinnell is an American poet. He was Poet Laureate of Vermont from 1989 to 1993. An admitted follower of Walt Whitman, Kinnell rejects the idea of seeking fulfillment by escaping into the imaginary world. His best loved and most anthologized and famous poems are "St. Francis and the Sow", "The Bear", "Wait" and "After Making Love We Hear Footsteps.
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