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Ectasy of Death, A poem by Eby

In ACM’s latest literary magazine edition a poem by Therese Eby appeared called ‘Tis but the Ecstasy of Death; Modern Literature and the Question of Belief.

I am not one who typically finds much enjoyment in poems.  I have a couple of favorites but it takes a lot to impress me as far as poetry goes.  Therese Eby’s poem I thoroughly enjoyed.  Yes, it was dark, with a dose of the morbid and macabre in with some blistering observations about the human condition… but maybe that’s why I liked it.  🙂

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