Helen Lowrie Marshall

Helen Lowrie Marshall was one of the 20th century’s greatest poets. She is best-remembered for writing about commonly relatable themes like enjoying everyday life. Her best-known poem is ‘Afterglow.’ 


by Helen Lowrie Marshall

‘Afterglow’ by Helen Lowrie Marshall is a popular funeral poem. It describes a speaker’s hope that they’re remembered fondly and warmly.

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