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Gerald Stern death: Prize-winning lyrical poet was 97

NEW YORK —  Gerald Stern, one of the country’s most loved and respected poets who wrote with spirited melancholy and earthly humor about his childhood, Judaism, mortality and the wonders of the contemplative life, has died. He was 97. Stern, New Jersey’s first poet laureate, died Thursday at Calvary Hospice in New York City, according to …

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Gerald Stern, prize-winning and lyrical poet, dies at 97

NEW YORK — Gerald Stern, one of the country’s most loved and respected poets who wrote with spirited melancholy and earthly humor about his childhood, Judaism, mortality and the wonders of the contemplative life, has died. He was 97. Stern, New Jersey’s first poet laureate, died Thursday at Calvary Hospice in New York City, according …

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