One Of My Heroes Is No Longer With Us

Gerard Vanderleun:
December 26, 1945 – January 27, 2023

     For many years, Gerard set the Web standard for graceful and evocative writing. Whether in poetry or in prose, and regardless of the subject, his pieces consistently demonstrated what I call “The poet’s gift:” The right words in the right order. One who loves this language of ours could not help but love him. He will be remembered widely, long, and fondly.

     Rest in peace, my friend.


Skip to comment form

    • Original Grandpa on January 28, 2023 at 9:30 AM

    a light has gone out, the world is darker for it

  1. Tremendous talent. He will be greatly missed.

    • Daniel K Day on January 28, 2023 at 9:48 AM

    He is missed.

    • Jimbo on January 28, 2023 at 10:26 AM

    I’ve followed Gerard’s blog for quite a few years. This is a devastating loss. A giant has passed from our midst.  We are poorer for the loss, yet richer from the insights he has given us.

Comments have been disabled.