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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Jeff Pinkney is an emerging poet and author. 2014 has been a banner year. His first collection of poetry, The Valentine's Day Books was published by TheRightEyedDeerPress; his poetry has been featured in two published collections, The Wrack Line, featuring winners of NotThe Whittaker (Poetry) Prize, and Highway 35, a collection of poems by members of Haliburton County's Live Poets; he won the Editor's Choice award in the Contemporary Verse, Two Day Poem contest; and his first children's novel, Soapstone Signs, will be launched by Orca Book Publishers in November. Please

Jeff Pinkney

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What a beautiful picture you take—
I was missing you
when the envelope came
and there you were.

The camera has captured
that thing I've fallen in love with,
the thing you'd asked me about
which I couldn't explain—

yet there it is in the picture.