Content Categorized ‘Poetry’

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

A Year Without Sweethearts

After 116 years as America’s confectionery currency of affection, Sweethearts (love u) are dead . . . [Their] maker, the New England Confectionery Company . . . was sold in a bankruptcy auction in May. —the Washington Post, February 8, 2019 Sweethearts, you’re lost to bankruptcy, gone with the flavors we once loved— let’s kiss    my pet    say yes    love bug Concrete hearts, seductive candy,