Lesléa Newman | The Sun Magazine

Lesléa Newman

Lesléa Newman lives in western Massachusetts. She is the author of twelve poetry collections, including the forthcoming I Wish My Father. Her newest children’s book, Remembering Ethan, explores the ways a young girl mourns the death of her older brother.

— From June 2020

Thirteen Ways Of Looking At Life Before The Virus

I. / I remember shaking hands: / damp sweaty hands and dry scratchy hands, / bone-crushing handshakes and dead-fish handshakes, / two-handed handshakes, my hand sandwiched / between a pair of big beefy palms.

June 2020


One pill / two pills / red pills / blue pills

November 2019
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