17 April 2008

hanging out with the guys

on the PBS profile of Whitman last nite I was surprisd to hear of Thoreau's visit. somehow that meeting escapd my memory.

before visiting Thoreau's grave in Concord in 1966 I dippd my toes into Walden Pond:

& in 1979 David Meredith & I visitd Whitman's grave. I remember a b&w photo of us there but have no copy. a few years ago I askd David to search for it but he was unable to locate it in his sprawling archives. I fear his death will mean the photo will never be unearthd.

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