Awesome essay!

Although one has to question the idea that Schuyler was a poet of urban environments, since he wrote so much about man-made suburban environments (well, Southampton, NY, is hardly suburban).  He also wrote about preferring smaller towns with more outdoor space.  However, Eileen Myles' set of personal anecdotes about assisting Schuyler are poignant, and I had forgotten about the (perhaps exacerbated by alcohol abuse) diabetes which began to take away his ability to walk well.


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