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sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.23.2013
August 23   Carrion     The trouble with not burying my dead issues is that in very short order they begin to smell and not, too long after that they start to attract vultures.  Alternately when I am able to drain all the juice out of these botherations and they become freeze-...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.22.2010
Petr David Josek  /  AP Archeologists lift a tombstone of a grave of famous Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe at the Church of Our Lady at the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic, Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. Experts return astronomer Brahe's remains to Prague tomb   Prague, Nov 19 (CTK) -...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.03.2010
I have visited his grave and have even lain upon it - which is as close to exact research as I ever plan. As far as his life goes, his grave has nothing to do with it.  There is no record of him ever visiting (his parents, with whom he is grouped, died years after him, and his three sisters ended...
david-moolten's picture
Oct.30.2009
Softly cursing in the graveyard on 4th Behind the church, an old man picks up detritus, The Halloween revelers vanished Like the years, overnight. He harvests more Than sticks, cupped leaves that creep along the brick walk Like hands, but wrappers, cans. Let screaming teens Have their carefree...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.06.2009
It is with a tell-tale heart I post this blog.   October 6, 2009, 12:15 pm After ‘The Premature Burial,’ Two Burials for Edgar Allan PoeBy Dave Itzkoff Edgar Allan Poe will meet you at the cemetery gates. More than 150 years later, Edgar Allan Poe will finally receive a proper funeral — two...
christopher-meeks's picture
Sep.10.2008
My cousin Stanley has a hobby I'd never heard of.  It's not unlike Six Degrees of Separation, but he goes over the family tree and finds people we're connected to, and he uses those people to find connections to other people he suspects we're distantly related to, people I'd never think of, such as...