Jane Kenyon

Jane Kenyon was an American poet and translator. Her work often dealt with rural life, nature, and the themes of depression, illness, and mortality. Kenyon was known for her clear and emotionally resonant writing style. She served as the Poet Laureate of New Hampshire from 1995 to 1996 and was married to the poet Donald Hall. Her notable collections include 'Constance' (1993), 'Let Evening Come' (1990), and 'Otherwise: New and Selected Poems' (1996). Kenyon's poetry is celebrated for its lyrical beauty and insightful portrayal of the human condition.


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  1. 1. Collected Poems

    This collection of poetry explores a wide range of human emotions and experiences, from joy and love to sorrow and loss. The poet's intimate, accessible style invites readers into her world, where they can find beauty in the everyday and solace in the face of hardship. Her poems often draw on the natural world and rural life for inspiration, and they are marked by a deep sensitivity and a quiet, contemplative tone.