American Culture · American Literature · Classic · Collection · Excerpt · Fragment · Passage · Poetry

Galway Kinnell

It is written in our hearts, the emptiness is all.
This is how we have learned, the embrace is all.

— Galway Kinnell, from “Goodbye,” Mortal Acts, Mortal Words (Houghton Mifflin, 1980)

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