Linda Ellis

Linda Ellis is a contemporary poet and author of the “Dash Poem.” She wrote the piece in 1996 and recalls it as changing her life forever. The poem was faxed to a radio show in Atlanta and is regarded as one of the most poignant contemporary poems about life and death.

The Dash

‘The Dash’ is a very popular beautiful poem in which the poet, Linda Ellis, explores themes of death, life, and the purpose of life.


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