Tag Archives: David Blair

Being reminded of David Blair at POP-X

When my friend David Blair, the much loved Detroit poet, passed away unexpectedly about five years ago, I said here on the site that I thought it was likely, given the kind of man that David was, and the poetry that he’d produced during his lifetime, that we’d continue to be reminded of him through […]

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Gay people make Detroit, and everywhere else, better

My friend Joe, who you might know better as Supergay Detroit, shared a video with me today about the gay scene in Detroit. It’s inspiring, and beautifully done, and I probably would have shared it anyway, but I’m especially happy to do so tonight, as it features, among others, my friend David Blair, who just […]

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Detroit-based poet David Blair has passed away

I’m hoping that it’s not true, but I just heard that my friend, the celebrated poet David Blair has died… I’m at a loss for what to say, except that my thoughts are with his loved ones tonight, and that I’m sorry that I didn’t make more of an effort to see him when he […]

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