Maxine Kumin

Maxine Kumin (1925 – 2014) was an American poet. She had a long and successful writing career, in the course of which she won a Pulitzer Prize. She lived in a farmhouse in rural new Hampshire where she took pride in looking after her garden and her stable of horses. Collections such as Connecting the Dots: Poems (1996) focus on the daily rituals of farm life, while also broaching social and environmental problems such as pollution and religious persecution.

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