True Night Summary
Gary Snyder

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True Night Summary

"True Night" by Gary Snyder was first published in 1983 in Snyder's collection of poems, Axe Handles. The poem tells a story of how the sleeping poet is awakened by the sound of raccoons in his kitchen. He gets out of bed and angrily chases the raccoons away. Then, in the stillness of the night outside the house, he becomes more reflective, to the point where he seems to become one with nature. After a...

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