Larry Levis Poems

Winter Stars

by Larry Levis

‘Winter Stars’ by Larry Levis tries to reconcile the estranged relationship between a son and their dying father.

This poem from Larry Levis is exemplary of his use of images and surrealist figurative language. Focusing on two distinct memories (the story of their father and the winter stars) he shapes an impactful commentary on the bittersweetness of family.

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