Elegy for Brian Love

Sunset the Night Doc Died

An elegy for my friend Brian Love, who helped run SPLAB in Auburn 1997-2004, helped me with my syndicated public affairs radio show and was killed by a drunk driver on the morning of July 5, 2013.

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Brian Love's Hat

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB in Seattle and the Cascadia Poetry Festival. He wrote a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger.) He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets, has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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6 Responses to Elegy for Brian Love

  1. Beth Atwood says:

    I’m so sorry, Paul.
    – Beth

  2. Bonnie Hertlein-Swetman says:

    I am sorry for your loss of a good friend Paul!
    RIP dear Brian, I will never forget the tears of laughter you kept me in throughout Junior High School

  3. Edward says:

    I still remember him serving all you can eat spaghetti. Hell of a way to go.
    Thanks for the Elegy, Paul.

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