I try to keep my subjects light
So much is trash and lies outright
Fake news, scandals, horror scenes
Attract us, yes – but cause bad dreams...
Now two inspiring folk have died -
Though Kate Spade handbags have survived
Live coverage on CNN
Anthony Bourdain seemed so zen.
Food icon of «No Reservations»
Jet-setting chef to distant nations
Whose many homespun thoughts struck home
A personality on his own...
He'd all to live for – yet instead
Strasbourg, Friday – he's found dead:
He's joined the kitchens in the sky
The verdict: suicide – but why?
Both leave us feeling rather raw
But stress and fame have their own law
The pressures build – they feel distraught
Celebrity is dearly bought...
(c) Poet in the woods 2018
Kate Spade - 1962 - 5.6.2018
Anthony Bourdain - 1956 - 8.6.2018