Stacie McCall Whitaker - Stone Coast, Maine

One of Those Times I Grew Up

Written By: Ty Newcomb

I once saw, like Nietzsche,
the death of a horse

while jumping a fence. Then,
I began collecting

the nuances of a speech impediment
into a pearly
sea-meat abalone.

About the Author

Ty Newcomb / Stonecoast Review / Issue 7 / Summer 2017 / Poetry / One of Those Times I Grew Up

Ty is a recent graduate from McNeese State University with a degree in Creative Writing. He is currently taking a year off of school and hopes to find an MFA program for the following fall semester. He lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana with his fiancĂ© and two cats. When he’s not working or writing, he also enjoys studying insects.

Twitter: @tnewcomb_poetry