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Unread 06-30-2018, 12:22 PM
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Default Rest in Peace, Timothy Murphy

I am sorry to report -- our dear Tim passed away peacefully today.

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Unread 06-30-2018, 12:37 PM
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Thank you for this hard news, Jennifer.


Heartbroken.
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RIP. From all I have heard, he was a good man. I am sorry I never got a chance to meet him.
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Unread 06-30-2018, 12:54 PM
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Godspeed, Greatheart.

I remember my first exchange with Tim on these boards, suggesting a more occupationally specific saint than Saint Michael for the addressee of a hunting poem. Wasn't interested!
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My condolences to Tim's family... and his friends, which includes many of us here.

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I am very sorry to hear what is, sadly, not unexpected. Thank you, Tim.

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Unread 06-30-2018, 01:33 PM
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Thanks, Tim, for your encourangement, poems, and the time you drove me in your car to tell me a most inappropriate story involving you and Alan and a weekend before I was born. To quote a great poet:

"We are where we have always been
And shall be through the ages;
We pressed the flowers of our selves
Between our gathered pages"
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Was this news just posted, or did I somehow miss it? I am heartbroken. Tim was one of my favoirte living poets. I corresponded with him for a while around 2000. This is so incredibly sad. A person with such talent should never die.

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Unread 06-30-2018, 08:26 PM
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Ave atque vale, Tim. May your faith be answered.
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Unread 06-30-2018, 08:43 PM
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Thanks for posting that video, Dink. Just started watching it. Prairie Pulse - couldn't be more conservative - and yet less than a minute into it, he's talking about "my sexual orientation, which is gay." I loved him for being so open and strong. Ave atque vale, brother.
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