Punchlist, Week of 10/21/13

“This Punchlist is the first I’ve written in months. This is the first I’ve wanted to write in over a year. Since I was in third grade, I’ve filled notebooks upon notebooks with writing.” Christopher Newgent is writing again.


Punchlist, Week Of 3/26/12

“As each day’s headlines become more easily confused with The Onion’s headlines, I’m feeling the need to try to make some sense of some things or at least get them off my chest.” Christopher Newgent discusses a few things you need to know in this week’s Punchlist.


Lines Composed A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey On Revisiting The Banks Of The Wye During A Tour, 13 July 1798

“Behind me, / our guide concludes / the tour by reading Wordsworth. / Of course.” New poetry from Christopher Newgent.

February 15, 2012
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How To Hunt A Glacier

“Find your target. Sight your scope. / Take account of the distance, / the wind speed and direction. / Use the word ‘clicks.'” New poetry from Christopher Newgent.

January 25, 2012
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The Book Of Ecclesiastes

“Sometimes I go to the cemetery / and I look at the grave markers,” New poetry from Christopher Newgent.

January 4, 2012
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The Cowardly One

He called it courage, / how simple his heavy paws / dashed her to the yellow bricks, / swatted the little dog at his haunches