Saturday, September 20, 2014

The fading of the light

How would I respond in the face of impending death? I'm not sure, though it certainly wouldn't be as eloquently as either Charlotte Kitley, a mother of two who this week wrote a powerful final blog for the Huffington Post on the importance of enjoying life before succumbing to bowel cancer, or veteran broadcaster Clive James, whose poignant poem 'Japanese Maple' about his own slow "fading out" has recently been published by the New Yorker.

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