Poems in Volume 1
“Hand Dancing” — Page 89
“Key West: February” — Page 90
“Of the Earthquake at Kourion” — Page 91
Poet’s Note in Volume 1
Walt Peterson has three collections of poetry. In the Waiting Room of the Speedy Muffler King was published in the Fall of 1999. He was the winner of the 1998 Acorn-Rukeyeser Award from Unfinished Moment Press of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Peterson has worked as a construction laborer and teacher (for the Pittsburgh Public Schools), and has taught writing in places as diverse as Arcadia, California, and Cracow, Poland. He also does volunteer work and has helped raise two sons, Kevin and Eric. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Acknowledgments, Permission and Copyright in Volume 1
Walt Peterson: “Hand Dancing” by Walt Peterson first appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in February 1999 and is reprinted herein by permission of Walt Peterson and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Key West: February” by Walt Peterson first appeared in Janus Head in Spring 2003 and “Of the Earthquake at Kourion” by Walt Peterson first appeared in the Pittsburgh Quarterly in Spring 1995. Both poems are reprinted herein by permission of Walt Peterson. Copyright © by Walt Peterson.