Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Review of "Gone" by Lia Purpura

"Gone" by Lia Purpura, Writer in Residence at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, was offered by Poets.org's Poem-A-Day on October 16, 2013.  A link to the poem may be found here:

http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/23722?utm_source=PAD%3A+Gone+by+Lia+Purpura&utm_campaign=poemaday_101613&utm_medium=email

The language chosen by the poet is straightforward, and the poet's musings about death, while not terribly original or illuminating, are easy to understand and strike a universal note.

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