Poems of Death: Time for Eternity
by James Hilgendorf
Fifty-seven short pieces about the future of America, & the American Dream. The title refers to a passage in Walt Whitman's "Democratic Vistas", in which he states: "In the future of these States, must arise poets immenser far, and make great poems of death." Not poems as such, these poetic prose pieces explore a dimension of eternity and a new spirituality that is beginning to emerge in America.