To See You No More by Janet Butler
Approx. 2,070 words.
Published on August 19, 2011 by
The poems in “To see you no more” deal with loss in all its manifestations, from a lover’s lament to a widow surrounded, yet, by melancholy memories. The speaker endeavors to understand loss not only through an honest investigation of her own heart, but through empathy towards all, be it that young widow observed in a coffee shop.