That's About Right

 Morning aftermath. My farm table outside.

Morning aftermath. My farm table outside.

He was a staggeringly prolific writer who chose freelance work over teaching β€” a decision, as Mr. Collins put it, β€œto detach himself from academic life, with its slow but steady intravenous drip of a salary.”
— New York Times obit for Donal Hall

Donald Hall worked as a poet. Became a famous poet. Died a famous poet. I always loved his book, "The Painted Bed," as a tribute to his late poet wife, Jane Kenyon