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Where I come from. Part Three: My friend Newell or Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone (3)

Posted 15-Apr-2015 at 12:06 AM (00:06) by BluePoppy (A Wild Patience)
Updated 15-Apr-2015 at 12:13 AM (00:13) by BluePoppy


In memoriam W. Newell Hendricks (1943-2015)


Newell at the piano with his wife Barbara on the violin.

Yesterday the Boston Globe ran the obituary for my friend Newell. You can read it here. Since it includes only a couple of lines from a poem he wrote last November which I found quite remarkable, let me share it with you:
Quote:
Little Things I can still do

I can sit.
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A homage to William Tenn, alias Philip Klass, noted science-fiction author, recently deceased

Posted 16-Feb-2010 at 06:04 PM (18:04) by Gurdur (Stranger In An Even Stranger Land)
Updated 30-Mar-2010 at 03:07 PM (15:07) by Gurdur

I only by chance yesterday learnt that Wikipedia link for William Tenn William Tenn recently died, on February 07, 2010, at the age of eighty-nine. Tenn was the nom de plume of Philip Klass (May 09, 1920 –– February 07, 2010), who taught English/comparative literature at Penn State University for twenty-four years. He was an extremely good SF writer and satirist, even if most of of his output was in short stories.

Tenn's SF novel, Wikipedia link for Of Men And Monsters Of Men And Monsters, available...
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