"Turning Eighty: A Birthday Poem"
"Turning Eighty: A Birthday Poem"
A weekly poem, read by the author.
Dec. 21 2004 7:14 AM

"Turning Eighty: A Birthday Poem"

Listen to David Ferry reading this poem.

It is a breath-taking near-death experience.

David Ferry is a poet, a translator of poetry, and a professor of English at Wellesley College.

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