Mattie John Bamman
MATTIE JOHN BAMMAN is a poet, developmental editor, and culinary-travel author in Portland, Oregon.
FUNERAL POETRY: A Last-Ditch EffortBy Mattie John Bamman
Death leaves us speechless. I lost my sister-in-law unexpectedly six months ago and in the aftermath my wife, my family, and I barely spoke. Of course, we spent entire days together; its just that the words had all gone bad.