"Though I do think poetry has some relationship to reality."
The New Poet Laureate
Whew! That's a good sign-considering I've just finished writing a 29-page paper on the topic.
Have you read any of his poems written to Jane after her death? I saw the book recently but had to put it back; I don't think I'm ready to read such poems about cancer and the aftermath just yet.
Congratulations Mr. Hall. Enjoy the pears.