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Monday, November 29, 2021


by Earl J Wilcox

Making music that puts to shame a few
classic muses, you two gave us power
in poetry, in song—day after day
night after night, anytime we felt down-
hearted, no blues for you just strong
& virile and passionately human songs
for the soul. For words, we lift high
Robert, for lyrics we can never go
wrong with Stephen: harmonics
Not hysteria. Never mute, ever live.

Earl Wilcox, a Broadway buff and a deeply rooted poet for activism, grieves the loss of these two iconic word warriors.