Poetry

‘9/11 at Home’

Remembering those persons who perished on 9/11 today, especially those with local connections. This entry is cross-posted from my blog at paulmarion.com Posting this on 9/11/2019 in memory of John Ogonowski of Dracut, Mass., where I grew up, and the other persons affiliated with the University of Massachusetts-Lowell who perished,…

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Poem for Orthodox Easter

A special poem for National Poetry Month. Thomas Fitzsimmons (1926-2017) was born in Lowell and attended Lowell High School (he left to join the Merchant Marine but later earned a diploma elsewhere). Here’s a bit about his life from his obituary in the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper: “He is…

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‘Dick Van Dyke’ in a Poem

For National Poetry Month, here’s a poem re-posted from my paulmarion.com blog from last July. We’ll try to get a few more poetry-writers on the blog this month. Our readers have seen Mark Reimer this week. Here in Amesbury there’s a banner for National Poetry Month on the main street…

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