Richard Kenney, a stunningly original American poet, applies his sense of humor and quicksilver tongue to subjects both dark and light. Today's poem catches him in the act of social observation which makes his work a playful and telling mirror for our moment.
Excerpt from THE ONE-STRAND RIVER. Copyright © 2008 by Richard Kenney. Excerpted by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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