Thursday, September 11, 2008

Reginald Shepherd

I would be remiss if I didn't mention the passing of poet and essayist Reginald Shepherd.

I didn't know him personally, other than a few exchanges in the blogosphere. But I appreciated his commentary and keen eye for observation. I had the chance to meet him at a recent AWP but, as usual, I was too shy introduce myself. It is my great loss.

When a poet passes, the literary community gets a little smaller.

Rest in peace.

1 comment:

Rethabile said...

I respected him and enjoyed his literary experience. he will be missed.

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