By Robert Gillis
Published in the Foxboro Reporter, and in edited form for the Boston City Paper, July 2019
“The question, O me! so sad, recurring—What good amid these, O me, O life? That you are here—that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.” — Walt Whitman
After 23 years, I have certainly contributed a verse. Quite a few actually. And I feel at this point, it’s time to pass the torch.