"What we feel most has no name but amber, archers, cinnamon, horses, and birds." Listen to a reading of "The Forgotten Dialect of the Heart," by poet Jack Gilbert, who died on Tuesday in Berkeley, California, at the age of eighty-seven. His Collected Poems was published by Knopf in March.
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