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Pink Floyd's meditation on death and dying
Congress Attacks D.C. Death with Dignity Law:The House Appropriations Committee has approved a measure repealing the bill
Announcing the 6th Annual Art of Dying Conference in NYC:Presented by the Open Center, the three-day event will be held October 13 through October 16, 2017
Tag Archives: W.B. Yeats
Song touches on the unfairness of death, yet ultimately is about love
“Cemetry Gates” by The Smiths is, on the surface, a song about two people who enter a cemetery to examine the gravestones. However, there are numerous ways in which you can dissect the deeper meanings that singer-songwriter Morrissey may have … Continue reading
Tomas Transtromer manages to convey all-consuming emotions in a concise poem
My search for a poem for this week was very short; as soon as I happened upon “After a Death,” by Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer, I knew I was hooked. The poem is short (and translated into English, by Robert … Continue reading
William Butler Yeats inspires readers with "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"
When I took my “Literature in the 20th Century” course at my university, the professor of the class called William Butler Yeats’s “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” one of the most beautiful poems she had ever read; an article I … Continue reading