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"Poets," wrote Percy Bysshe Shelley, "are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." We turn to them to express what is best in us, to give us words during weddings, funerals, and all the important occasions that shape our lives. This memorial site was created to honor and remember poets whose words continue to inspire, and whose legacies live on in their poetry.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet Luis Yglesias

RINDGE, N.H. - Luis Ellicott Yglesias, 78, of Rindge, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 30, 2014, with his wife and son by his side, at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass. He was born Jan. 19, 1936, in Ann Arbor, Mich., son of the late Luis Joaquin Iglesias and Marian (Fullmer) Iglesias. Luis Yglesias grew up in Havana, Cuba, until he went to the United States for boarding school at age 12. He was a 1954 graduate of the Asheville School in...
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