…and the angels, as they passed / whispered to me, “Loved at last. ”
– from “Gay at Eton: Digby Mackworth Dolben,” a piece by John Stahle which would have appeared in Ganymede #9.
John, you will be missed, but the beauty you put into this world is immortal. You’ve been swooped up by the talons of Zeus and have taken your place as cup-bearer to the gods… Ginsberg, Whitman, Wilde, Norse… I can’t help but picture you smiling.