Photo accompanied Emilie Stigliani's story.
Russell of Burlington Free Press caught Vermont's poet laureate Galway
Kinnell as he hugged his son Fergus at the end a celebration of
Kinnell's work at the statehouse in Montpelier August 7, 2014. He died
yesterday at his home in Sheffield at 87.
Kinnell bore witness
through his poems and his actions, supporting the peace movement,
freedom of expression, the environment and civil rights.