I'm just learning of Bill Knott, and have enjoyed reading his works. Very interesting; his verses go deep. Deepest regrets in learning of his death.
**For Leona Person: Concerning the poem- 'Advice from the Experts' by Bill Knott. The experts were onlookers - those people who advised the poet not to jump in his attempt to commit ‘suicide.’ Thankfully, he took their advice and his life was spared.
Like everyone I demand to be Defended unto the death of All who defend me, all the World's people I command to Roundabout me shield me, to Fight off the enemy. The Theory is if they all stand Banded together and wall me Safe, there's no one left to