“A little over a decade ago, I was in New York and met with Larry one spring morning. Shortly after, I wrote an account of being in New York in a prose piece (or prose poem piece?) that includes the story of our get-together. Fagin, who was well-known for writing and talking about prose poems, often said that he thought a lot of writing, and much of life itself, was “off-the-cuff,” and that the prose poem was one useful mode for conveying that insight.  I offer an excerpt from my New York account in memoriam: Larry Fagin (1937-2017).”
 
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