Funerals & Obits

Can I poet with you – W.H. Auden 2

Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden was made famous by the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral, when one of the key characters mourns the unexpected death of his partner.  It turns out, the poem was written in a different milieu, which I will share at the end of this post. […]

Rest in Peace Senator Kennedy

Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy of Massachusetts passed away last night at the age of 77.  He was a towering figure in the U.S. Senate and a man who wielded political power and influence according to his deeply-felt principles.  Massachusetts, the United States and indeed the world have lost a strong advocate […]