"While Liam Neeson Slept" & "Every Woman Must Have"

"While Liam Neeson Slept" & "Every Woman Must Have"

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Poems about dead celebrities have a certain otherliness to them as a part of us not just mourns someone we didn’t know, but feels oddly connected. “While Liam Neeson Slept” came to me as a dream and then had to be written in American sonnet form. “Every Woman Must Have” was written the day after Kate Spade’s suicide in June, 2018.

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