Pioneers, in passing

Adrienne Rich, May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012

Wilderness flashlight
One tiny, brave beam cuts through
Lonely, then leading

Her NY Times obituary is here.

Earl Scruggs, Jan. 6, 1924 – March 28, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/29/arts/music/earl-scruggs-bluegrass-banjo-player-dies-at-88.html?hp

Heavenly breakdown
God said, “Earl, I need you to
“Come in on banjo”

Banjo pioneer
And picker extraordinaire
Rest in peace, Earl Scruggs

His NY Times obituary is here.

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