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Stanley Kunitz served as the tenth Poet Laureate of the United States. His “King of the River” originally appeared in The Atlantic (July 1970). Find more at http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/stanley-kunitz.
Stanley Kunitz reads his poem “Touch Me” as part of the Poetry Everywhere project airing on public television — produced by David Grubin Productions and WGBH Boston, in association with the Poetry Foundation. This video is part of the WGBH Poetry Breaks series created by Leita Luchetti. For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/poetryeverywhere.
For more Stanley Kunitz, see http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/stanley-kunitz.