Objects in Mirror

Tribute to Bill Holm

Posted at 9:25 AM on April 17, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

Susan Budig attended and covered the Friends of Bill Holm event to share it on Gather.com. She explains this poet's impact:

"Not only Minnesotans, but people around the world took note of Holm's passing last February 25th. Nowadays, dying at age 65 seems too young. But it wasn't his size nor his age that made those of us in Minnesota catch our breaths when we heard the news. It was simply that one of our own, someone who toughed out the weather and created a garden of words in mid-winter had passed from our presence. His voice forever silent.

Gathering at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota last Tuesday, April 14th, 700 people fill in the seats to hear tribute to Bill Holm."

Read and comment on her full recap.

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