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Listen: Galway Kinnell Reading "When the Towers Fell"

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The poem was first published in The New Yorker; here, he reads it aloud and talks about writing it. Galway’s voice always moves me. I’m also rereading Kim Addonizio’s lovely, forlorn poem “What the Dead Fear,” and I think you’ll find it apropos, too.

Extremely incidentally, I was among the students Galway mentions in his introduction, whose first class in the NYU creative writing program was scheduled for that day.

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