Drawing from his experience as a paramedic in Harlem, the author takes us on a gritty ride through the squalid backstreets of NYC circa 1990. Through his main character Frank, a paramedic, Mr. Burke relates life through ambulance calls with gruesome clarity and realism.
This article is part 3 in the three part series on Death Depicted in Cemetery Symbolism that covers the mourning dove, roadside memorials, urns, and other symbols of death.
This article is part 2 in the three part series on Death Depicted in Cemetery Symbolism that covers wolf tables, cemetery gates, and mourning women.
This article is part 1 in the three part series on Death Depicted in Cemetery Symbolism. It covers father time, the hourglass, human bones, and weeping willow trees.
The author of this poetic odyssey, Edgar Lee Masters (1869-1950), was an enormously prolific American writer and poet. He is known mainly for Spoon River, his most popular work.