Fought the hungry ghosts here on Earth
“What is man?” asked the King
Alcuin’s reply: “A guest of space.” And time yes time:
The past lies before us, the future comes up from behind
Friends and family of Anselm Hollo, a beloved Naropa University professor and widely revered poet, celebrated his life today at Naropa by telling stories and reading his poetry and translations.
Against a backdrop of pictures, those who loved him filled the room with the language his poetry.
“He has the lightest touch with a line of any poet,” said Ron Silliman, who took a poetry class of Hollo’s in the 1980s in San Francisco. “His work Jane is a delight.”
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