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The last book: The story of Poet Laureate Donald Hall

In this first piece from a new VII Magazine feature called “The Words,” writer Beth Macy teams up with photographer Gary Knight to interview former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall at his home in New Hampshire. Macy reviews Hall’s life of poetry, loss and creation, and explores his decision to publish his final book of poems.

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