Monday/Memeday: Robin Williams

It was about this time  last year–I was on vacation then, as I am now, and heard about it after the fact.  It is odd that a stranger’s death can move me so–but I miss him or, perhaps more accurately, I feel his absence in the world.  He was one of those people, it was just good knowing he was out there.  At least he left us so much of himself.
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Native, Militant Westsylvanian (the first last best place), laborer, gardener, and literary hobbyist (if by literary you mean "hack"). I've had a bunch of different blogs, probably four, due to a recurring compulsion to start over. This incarnation owes to a desire to dredge up the best entries of the worst little book of hand-scrawled poems I could ever dream of writing, salvageable excerpts from fiction both in progress and long-abandoned. and a smattering of whatever the hell seems to fit at any particular moment. At first blush, I was here just to focus on old, terrible verse, but I reserve the right to include...anything. Maybe everything, certainly my love of pulp novels growing garlic, the Pittsburgh Steelers and howling at the moon--both figuratively and, on rare occasions, literally.
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4 Responses to Monday/Memeday: Robin Williams

  1. Hard to believe it’s been a whole year. Yes the world was a better place for having him in it. I miss him too.

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  2. Strangely, I do too even though I was really only a fan in the earlier days of his work. Was just nice to know he was still out there. Sad way to go. And so young, too.

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  3. Can’t believe it’s been a year already- and to be honest, I never really felt Robin Williams’ absence until he died and I actually thought to go back and watch all his work, and it was then that I grasped what a person the world had lost.

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  4. Yes, Robin Williams helped us to laugh at ourselves. I miss him…and I agree with your sentiment wholeheartedly, “…it was just good knowing he was out there.”

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