"Lilacs"

"Lilacs"

A weekly poem, read by the author.
June 26 2007 7:06 AM

"Lilacs"

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But not fulfillment. Just the distance here
between us, petaled, stippling to the touch.

Peter Campion is the author of two collections of poems, Other People (2005) and The Lions (2009) both from the University of Chicago Press. He teaches in the M.F.A. program in creative writing at the University of Minnesota.

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