Paradiso Summary
Kenneth Koch

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Paradiso Summary

"Paradiso" appears in Kenneth Koch's final collection of new poems, A Possible World (New York, 2002), published a few months after his death. This poem examines an individual who initially revels in an illusion of happiness and then chastises himself for not grasping the opportunity for the real happiness that lies before him. While one may read this poem apart from the book that includes it, the best possible understanding comes from knowing something about...

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