Gale Walden

Gale Walden is the author of the poetry collect­ions Same Blue Chevy and Where the Time Goes.

Diary: David’s Presence

Gale Walden, 2 November 2023

Theday David died, I was in the Urbana Free Library, in the How to Organise section. I was always searching for ways to corral my home. Paper and books were my biggest downfall, but clothes didn’t stay on hangers and dishes multiplied. A lot of things multiplied. Especially books about how to organise your house. I had decided to stop buying so many and to borrow them from the...

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