Norman Dubie

Norman Dubie is an American poet who was born in Vermont in 1945. He began writing poetry at a young age and has published numerous important collections throughout his career. These include The Everlastings in 1980 and The Volcano in 2010. His work has been translated into more than 30 languages. 

The Funeral

by Norman Dubie

Norman Dubie’s ‘The Funeral’ is about a speaker’s aunt who died of cancer. In this piece, the speaker shares one of the best memories with her.

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