Saint Francis and the Sow Summary
Galway Kinnell

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Saint Francis and the Sow Summary

Francis and the Sow" appeared in Mortal Acts, Mortal Words in 1980. With its sensuous language of "touch" and blessing of earthly existence, this poem has become a signature piece for Kinnell's work in the last two decades. Nine years elapsed between The Book of Nightmares (1971) and this volume. In the "silent" interval between the two books, Kinnell took a new direction, sensing in 1972 that "a door has been closed on something." When it opened...

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