Henry presents his father’s poem, “We are an Easter people,” from his father’s book, I am Keats as you are: Tap on Amazon cover below:
Listen to Glenn’s poem, “How to Say,” set to music by Jeff Enns and sung by Jennifer Enns-Modolo, with Loren Shalanko at the piano: How to say(May 24, 2009) The way to say “I love you” to someoneis to say
This year, Theo and Henry Peirson completely took over the presentation of the Dr. Glenn Peirson Initiative Award at Centennial CVI’s commencement. The award is given each year to at least one student who has, under more strenuous circumstances than
Glenn Peirson walked boldly and compassionately in this world, blazing new pathways, dreaming new dreams into being, and main- taining beautiful relationships. The complications of cancer treat- ment suddenly claimed him in November, 2009, after a three year heroic battle.
Poetry is the only way to touch upon the experience of cancer. It is also the only way to find the beauty in the beastliness. And for me, it was the only way to express my grief and allow healing