By Howie Good. When death is both private & public: on the untimely death of musician Chris Cornell.
By Abigail Carl-Klassen. Known to his friends as a joyful man, he died while in police custody, reportedly of suicide.
By Alexandra Umlas. An honest reflection on the life of Norma McCorvey — “Jane Roe” during the historic abortion case.
By Elle Aviv Newton. The murder of Reginna Jefferies is part of a legacy of violence.
An obituary for beat poet & visionary David Meltzer.
His name was Schultz, a simple man He fought for Iwo Jima, got wounded Sent home and forgotten He sorted mail, day in day out A single man, a simple man He didn’t want remembering How awful for him, the war 6,800 men who died for Iwo Jima He raised the flag, with star and…
It was the first time that anyone on Earth,
Had ever heard the sounds
Of all the comets in the universe,
By Luna G. Reiley. Kalief Browder killed himself after a brutal stint in jail. His mother died soon after.
An obituary has been published for the Great Barrier Reef, appearing suddenly on the digital plain: landscape ultimate & forever & expanding & 24/7 the obituary will live on while death to coral & violence to ocean, blessed water a forgotten thing only trifling, so passé, of the past honestly — we want corpse gown…
This is a protest. I’m not getting out of bed until we stop killing trans women of color. This is a protest. I’m getting out of bed, but I’m not going to work until we stop killing trans women of color. This is a protest. I’m going to work, but I’m not putting up with…