Jenna Le

Jenna Le is a physician and educator in New York and the author of Six Rivers, from NYQ Books, and A History of the Cetacean American Diaspora, from Indolent Books, second place winner in the Elgin Awards. She was selected by Marilyn Nelson as winner of Poetry By The Sea’s 2019 sonnet competition. Her poetry appears in AGNI, Poet Lore, and West Branch.

An Unsent Letter

Dear ——, Last night, my mother asked me if I’ll miss it: this New Hampshire town, its few unhip, unfamous restaurants peripheral to a town green unmown, untended to

Byerly’s — Fine Foods — 24 Hours

The aisles were carpeted in oyster-gray, with deep blue edging, and they sold a damn good wild-rice soup. One service that they offered free of charge: they’d snap your headshot, print it on a card for you to keep