[BOOKS] ✭ October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard By Lesléa Newman – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk A masterful poetic exploration of the impact of Matthew Shepard s murder on the worldOn the night of October , , a gay twenty one year old college student named Matthew Shepard was lured from a Wyomin A masterful poetic exploration of A Song Kindle Ø the impact of Matthew Shepard s murder on the worldOn the night of October a gay twenty one year old college student named Matthew Shepard was lured from a Wyoming bar by two young men, savagely beaten, tied to a remote fence, and left to die Gay Awareness Week was beginning at the University of Wyoming, and the keynote speaker was Lesl a Newman, discussing her book Heather Has Two Mommies Shaken, the October Mourning: MOBI :Þ author addressed the large audience that gathered, but she remained haunted by Matthew s murder October Mourning, a novel in verse, is her deeply felt response to the events of that tragic day Using her poetic imagination, the author creates fictitious monologues from various points of view, including the fence Matthew was tied to, the stars that watched over him, the deer that kept him company, and Matthew himself More than a decade later, this stunning cycle of sixty Mourning: A Song PDF/EPUB ä eight poems serves as an illumination for readers too young to remember, and as a powerful, enduring tribute to Matthew Shepard s life.
- 111 pages
- October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard
- Lesléa Newman
- 06 November 2017 Lesléa Newman