Of Love and Loss


For Guernica, Boyer Rickel offers us raw reflections on love and disease after losing his partner in “Morgan: A Lyric.”

You don’t realize how much nothing is until you have nothing, says a woman in Oklahoma whose house burned down.

Love and the confusion and disbelief that surround deep loss flood from every line.

Dawn Pier is a developmental editor who blogs at the Rumpus, the travelogue Baja.com, and Dawn Revealed, a personal blog about her adventures surfing and living in Baja. She is working on a memoir about moving to Mexico to learn to surf and save a coral reef. More from this author →