Joanne Kyger


AA native California writer, Joanne Kyger (1934-2017) is the author of more than 20 books of poetry, including About Now: Collected Poems, 1957-2004 (2007), Not Veracruz (2007), As Ever: Selected Poems (2002), Again: Poems 1989-2000 (2001), Just Space, poems 1979-1989 (1991), Going On: Selected Poems 1958-1980 (1983), The Wonderful Focus of You (1979), All This Every Day (1975), and The Tapestry and the Web (1965). She is also the author of the prose collection Strange Big Moon: Japan and India Journals 1960-1964 (1981). Kyger is known for her ties to the poets of Black Mountain College, the San Francisco Renaissance, and the Beat Generation. She taught for many years at Naropa University’s poetics program, and The New College of San Francisco.

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Some Life
By Joanne Kyger

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