My poem “Estate” was published today by Sage Cigarettes. My parents died within 11 months of each other–my mother in October 2018 and my father in September 2019–and “Estate” is one of the poems I’ve written about their deaths. The others include the three poems that make up A Forest that is a Desert: “In the Stony Mountains,” “Shadow Reel to Last Breath,” “and Hospice;”* and the three poems of All of the Leaves: “My Mother is a Poem by Yeats,” “Concerning Hobbits,” and “Presentiment.” 

*These have been set for chorus by Jessica Rudman; see here and here for recordings.

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