Monday, February 1, 2016

Found Object Poem Project -- 100 Year-Old Mailing Box

Photo by Robyn Hood Black

The Box I Keep at the Back of My Dresser Drawer

I remember
when he sent the new watch
I'd had my eye on.
He was thoughtful that way.

The postman handed me this wooden box
with the address written
in his confident handwriting.

Written before the accident,
when a whole different future lay before us.

©Mary Lee Hahn, 2016

1 comment:

  1. Finally getting to read your work for this month. I love this one. Robyn's photo is terrific. It begs for a story. And you sure provided one. Of course, all sorts of questions appear in my mind. Love the quick opening line, too: "I remember"