Baseball, Cape Cod – by Lysander Kemp

Can anyone tell me anything about this poem or about this poet? Lysander Kemp (b. 1920 – d. 1992) was a translator in the mid-20th century, known mostly for his work translating Octavio Paz and Ruben Dario. I know that he was released from the US Army in 1942 and that he then attended Harvard, where he was “class poet.” The Library of Congress has a copy of the only book published of his original works, The Northern Stranger [New York. Random House. 1946]. I don’t know anything else about the author, though I intend to find out more. I … Continue reading