They Leave Us

It’s inevitable. But the day it happens is a startling one. And it seems we’ve had so many such days over the last few months. Still, the voice on the page remains.


philip-levinePhilip Levine
January 10, 1928 – February 14, 2015






tomaz-salamunTomaž Šalamun
July 4, 1941 – December 27, 2014






mark-strandMark Strand
April 11, 1934 – November 29, 2014






galway-kinnellGalway Kinnell
February 1, 1927 – October 28, 2014






carolyn-kizerCarolyn Kizer
December 10, 1925 – October 9, 2014