Henry Reed 22 February 1914 - 8 December 1986

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A man gifted with the ability to wring from words pain and irony, he places us in the mind of the leader and the led in wartime; but he also masterfully describes reveries of lovers! Read one poem I remembered as Japonica to my students more than 50 years ago, and have never forgotten it.