Posts Tagged ‘ death notice ’

Marlene Mountain – is/let

Marlene Mountain

1939-2018

Source: Marlene Mountain – is/let

her website

Haiku as a Protest

then I must go to the Mountain: (space reserved) for Marlene Mountain / by Jack Galmitz

A Very Warm Mountain / by Richard Gilbert

Image Haiku of Marlene Mountain

photo from American Haiku Archives

B.B. King, Legendary Blues Guitarist, Dies At 89 : The Two-Way : NPR

B.B. King performs at Bluesfest Music Festival in Byron Bay, Australia, in 2011.

Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

B.B. King, Legendary Blues Guitarist, Dies At 89 : The Two-Way : NPR.

Günter Grass, Nobel-winning German novelist, dies aged 87 The Guardian

f473d9cb-9c12-49f0-8c79-35a8d818eeb2-620x372

Günter Grass. Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian

Günter Grass | the Guardian

Eduardo Galeano Dead, Prolific Writer Was 74 | Huffington Post Latin America

Eduardo Galeano Dead, Prolific Writer Was 74.

~ inimitable, beautiful soul 

Philip Levine 1928 – 2015: The Poetry Foundation

Philip Levine : The Poetry Foundation.

Galway Kinnell, Poet Who Went His Own Way, Dies at 87 – NYTimes.com

Galway Kinnell.

Galway Kinnell, Poet Who Went His Own Way, Dies at 87 – NYTimes.com.

Loved his poems. I’d heard him read, and talked with him afterwards, reciting three lines from a poem he’d written to him and he chimed in. During a Q & A his dixie cup of water leaked one faint slow drop at a time over a period of an hour in which he was so immersed in the questionings and discussion that he wasn’t aware of the little pool of water at his feet. – Donna Fleischer

Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86 – NYTimes.com

 

Maya Angelou in 2008.   Tim Sloan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Credit

Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86 – NYTimes.com.