Issue Twenty-Three - Winter 2014

The Romantic

By Chet Corey

A man says he carries letters
in Portland, Oregon.

Not that he is a letter carrier
or mailman,

but that he is “a man who carries
letters.”

He is a romantic who does not see
third class as anything

separate or distinct from first class.

He is a man who carries letters
as if each were his proposal of love.

Copyright 2014 Corey

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