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Haiku Review: The Painter by Peter Heller

April 21, 2015 | The Crew

This Tuesday’s review in haiku comes to us from Anonymous—a pot-making, songwriting, card-sharking, chicken-raising doula and mother of two.

 

Peter Heller’s The Painter

 

Currents and canvas

Churning desert sky above

Jim, whatcha thinking?

 

 

Moody and broody

Fishing a stream of conscious

Murder and painting

 

Churning dark water

Bait the hook to remember

A murder, a daughter

 

Could read it or not

Justified acts of violence

Cal chose it for me

 

Guess that sums it up

I give it three-and-a-half

Stars out of five. Thanks.

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