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Tag Archive for ‘poetry of bereavement’

“Sightlines” graces Unitarian book group

Janet Riehl with “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary” Marcy Burns has been a “friend of the book” since Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary” came out in 2006. She found it through Dan Poynter’s list, reviewed it, and set about becoming a friend of the book, my work, and me. On my trip to Riverside last winter [click […]

Riehlife Poem of the Day: Marie Howe’s “What the Living Do”

What the Living Do by Marie Howe (From “What the Living Do”) Johnny, the kitchen sink has been clogged for days, some utensil probably fell down there. And the Drano won’t work but smells dangerous, and the crusty dishes have piled up waiting for the plumber I still haven’t called. This is the everyday we […]