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Weather Report: Death’s Untimely Frost

Having winter intrude upon our spring has me quoting Burns and Shakespeare.

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A Death Poem Must Acknowledge the Pain

For today’s entry on poems that can come to our aid when we are confronting death, I will be looking at two. In both poems, the speaker has lost a loved one. One of them, which I have known and loved since high school and whose sentiments I agree with, now angers me. The other, […]

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