Category Archives: Funeral

Poem of a dead father (poems from old notebooks, November 2009)

Poem of a dead father He might want to write a poem about a bird in flight in the gray scrawl of late November early evening rain slanted across streets like light grown old, stiff, and heavy. He might want … Continue reading

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Good Night, Carlo (poems from old notebooks, November 2003)

Carlo Spinazzola – Slow Burner Hearing yesterday evening of the too-damn early death of Jay Smith, whom I barely knew but had seen play with his band Rock Ranger, took me right back to the side-swiped feeling I had after … Continue reading

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My Favourite Cemetery; and Plan Your Own Funeral with Aaron Freeman

We’ve entered March, and thoughts and images of spring are creeping into our heads, from its early, threadbare days patched with churned mud, last year’s yellow grass, and the grey, shrinking remnants of snow through the first wistful wisps of … Continue reading

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