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Maxine Kumin

Maxine Kumin (Associated Press Photo/Concord Monitor, Ken Williams)
Maxine Kumin (Associated Press Photo/Concord Monitor, Ken Williams)

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January 29, 2016 "I remember when you read your poetry in Key West not too long ago.
Your poem, "Death, etc." haunted me with what turned out to be its
prescience. I walked away that evening with my husband and could not
stop thinking about how certain a poem it was, along with the knowledge
that one of us would live your very words. May you rest in peace
gallant lady.
Roseline Glazer" - Roseline Glazer (Chilmark, MA)
December 05, 2014 "Dear Kumin Family,
Apologies for the late note...I have just finished reading "Inside The Halo And Beyond"--a book I have read many times, along with her other works...I cannot add new adjectives to ease this loss, only that Ms. Kumin is much missed by this reader."
August 28, 2014 "May God give you all peace and comfort. He knows your pain and will soon put an end to sickness and death." - (IL)
July 24, 2014 "So sorry for the loss of such a talented woman. may your loving memories always remain." - (MN)
June 15, 2014 "Is it our work or the connections with the people in our lives which shine the brightest? It seems to me Ms. Kumin achieved both and gave much more to so many others seen and unknown. By sincerest condolences." - Nina Mattei (Dunnellon, FL)
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Obituary for Maxine Kumin
WARNER, N.H. (AP) - Maxine Kumin, a prolific New England poet and U.S. poet laureate who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973 for her work "Up Country,"...
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