Poor Yorick

A Journal of Rediscovered Objects

Month: April 2020

“4 Objects, 21 Lessons,” by Steven Wingate

image of chain link fencing hanging between two cement posts, over slate path

“Freshly divorced, I drive from Miami, Florida, to Durham, New Hampshire, with my new girlfriend, who is headed for grad school there. We arrive a day early and decide to spend a night at Ogunquit Beach in southern Maine, a place I’d enjoyed greatly with my ex-wife and now want to reclaim as a single man. A depressed man. A browbeaten man. But a single man, choked with possibility.”

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