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David Budbill

David Budbill was a poet who lived in Montpelier, Vermont. He died in 2016 at the age of seventy-six.

— From February 2017

Selected Poems

from “Too Busy” | Have ambition and ego ruined my life? / Where have my easy days gone?

February 2017
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Empty Sky

Reflections On 09.11.01

The Sun doesn’t usually report on current events, but September’s terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C. marked a turning point for all of us. We put out a call to our writers, inviting them to reflect on the tragedy and its aftermath. The response was overwhelming. As word got around, we received submissions not only from regular contributors but from writers who are new to The Sun’s pages.

November 2001
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