Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Poetic Obituaries: [H. Palmer Hall's] writing about Vietnam

served the veterans of that terrible conflict well--on both sides. His collection of poems "Foreign and Domestic" expanded his focus to other wars and our moral responsibilities for them.

Palmer began paying literary attention to environmental degradation long before that topic was as popular a cause as it has become. What seems inevitable and necessary literature now was once the province of folks who simply cared about the planet and were close observers of it.

from San Antonio Express-News: Poet and publisher


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