Philip Dacey, a dear friend, brilliant poet and great teacher passed away on July 7.
Here is a link to the story posted on SMSU's website about him, which includes a link to his final performance, which he presented at SMSU's Marshall Festival '15 last October:
Here is Phil's website: http://www.philipdacey.com/
Phil's new book of poems, The Ice Cream Vigils: Last Poems, will be published posthumously by Red Dragonfly Press in 2016.
We will miss you greatly, Phil. Thank you for your poetry and your life.