The Hermit Poet

October 26, 2005

Another Poetry Friend Gone

Filed under: General — Neil Aitken @ 11:43 am

This year has been one of many passings and transitions. Anne Silver, another fine poet in the Los Angeles poetry scene and close acquaintance of mine, passed away last week — complications of cancer.

A handwriting analyst by profession, Anne was a talented and energetic poet. Her writing was full of life and verve — it was funny – despite its explorations of human folly and foibles, herself and her past loves. It was accessible and beautiful. And a remarkable thing — she was well-published and well-liked, a balance that is hard to pull off when you’re talented. She will be missed.

Her website with information about her book, Bare Root, can be found here.

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