By Phil Huffy. A Valentine’s Day poem for the seabird that died after 5 years wooing his decoy lover.
By Devon Balwit. Ursula K. Le Guin, the acclaimed fantasy fiction author, has died at 88.
By J. Todd Hawkins. Dolores O’Riordan, singer of The Cranberries, has died at age 46.
By Marc Alan Di Martino. An obituary for the king of Strand Books, written by a former worker.
By Noreen Ellis. A preventable Amtrak train derailment left three dead in Washington.
By Tracy Quan. Music legend and 1970’s teen idol David Cassidy dies at the age of 67.
By Devon Balwit. A poet’s effigy on the chaotic scene of the Las Vegas shooting that left 59 people dead.
By Thea Engst. A poem in memory of Tom Petty from the daughter of his biggest fan.
By torrin greathouse. “she’s dead : list of names lengthens like a shadow/ she was so young”
By Mark Tarren. An obituary for the legendary character actor Harry Dean Stanton.