Rattle poets respond to the overturning of a truck full of eels & the death of Captain Earthman

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Chain-Reaction Crash With Minor Injuries, Except for the Slime Eels – Christopher Mele – New York Times – July 14, 2017

Brittney Corrigan – TRUCK CARRYING LIVE EELS OVERTURNS ON HIGHWAY 101

As if the headline weren’t enough
it’s the photograph: smashed back
end of a sedan pouring with eels,
the trunk and bumper pulling
away from each other like the jaws
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Captain Earthman dies at 61: Iconic Coors Field beer vendor battled brain cancer – Benjamin Arthur – The Denver Post – July 10, 2017

Jennifer Rane Hancock – THE LAST DAYS OF BASEBALL

in memoriam, Brent Doeden July 10, 2017

Captain Earthman is dead. At the end of the
Anthropocene, as we await Thor: Ragnarok,
as an iceberg the size of Delaware
falls from Antarctica like a doomed hero,
our angels have also fallen. Bowie
would have asked whose shirt he wore.

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