The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

Drinking in the Cemetery

A toast and remembrance to my friend Bart

Photo by Wil Stewart on Unsplash

“I am thinking ‘bout the days
We led ourselves astray
In more than many ways
Here, within the time we’ve spent
Wonderin’ what we meant
By livin’ all those years
By livin’ all those years”

“Here” by America (1971)

I still remember the day I opened up Facebook and saw the post. Pam, an old friend of…



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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.