LRB 路 August Kleinzahler 路 All the girls said so: John Berryman

Henry is gone. No buffer. It鈥檚 down to 鈥業鈥 now, the poet himself, alone. It is not one of Berryman鈥檚 better songs and there鈥檚 relatively little art to it, but its plainness renders grief more poignantly than the mirror and mask might have done.
I think this "plainness" and baldness...this exposure of the bone is powerful and happens a lot in the later songs.

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Chris Lott

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