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Jane Kenyon (1984 series)
Jane Kenyon, reading mostly from The Boat of Quiet Hours, offers poems exploring fear and bereavement and describes her poetry as a means of comprehending: “It’s a way of making sense out of what has happened to me. I use my poetry to live my life.”

Interviewer: Henry Lyman

Jane Kenyon (1994 series)
Reading from Let Evening Come, Kenyon gives us poems moving from depression and isolation within her northern landscape toward a nearly religious perception of the smallest details and events: “What’s the really interesting reality, after all? It’s the inwardness of things. That’s where the news is.”

Interviewer: Henry Lyman

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