"Poetry has become sterile, but we can still find realism, humor, and intensity in the satiric impulse."   David Yezzi

Stabbings, poisonings, and beheadings: A Death Guide to Shakespeare: 

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 Poet, publisher, and friend Paul Stevens has passed on.  His last word to me was, Onward.  A great loss for many of us:

Fare thee well, Paul Stevens

Joining him, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala:


and the great storyteller and wisdom teacher, Chinua Achabe: