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August 15, 2012 6 comments

by Peter Newton

my dead friend / she would also like / how I refer to her now

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wind-whipped leaves / part of me / too tender for this

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I row out / to see how / life looks from here

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second day of June / birds unbothered / by numbers

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a few things / left to tell you– / the hummingbird’s perch

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Monday morning / shaving off / my clown face

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a road-trip heart / in a hermit’s body / we each say a few words


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A graduate of the University of Michigan and Middlebury College’s The Bread Loaf School of English, Peter Newton is the author of the poetry collection What We Find, published in 2011 by Imaginary Press. His short poems appear in a variety of print and online journals, including the forthcoming definitive haiku anthology Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years, due out in May 2013 from W.W. Norton & Company. You can read his poetry updates and more of his recent work on Twitter @ThePeterNewton.

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