Clay Rivers
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Clay Rivers

Ben Lane, Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London. Image by Chris Gent.

Symphony for a Friend

A literary composition in four parts

Within the last two months as many of my closest friends have died, Joel Strack and Ben Lane. The former’s passing came with the gift of a month of hospice care which afforded his friends the opportunity to reminisce about days long gone, when we had more hair, less excess weight, and our futures seemed boundless. It also granted his family time to see firsthand…




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Clay Rivers

Clay Rivers

Artist, author, accidental activist, & editorial dir of Our Human Family ( and Twitter: @clayrivers

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