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A young woman walks home along  a deserted beach at dusk.         Date: 1940s


Burning love letters in a hole

I dug in the sand with bare hands

on that beach — such a long time ago.



© E. E. Nobbs

Picture 10185219, unattributed photograph, 1940s, image copyright Mary Evans / Barnaby’s Picture Library



E.E. Nobbs lives in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Details about her poetry chapbook, The Invisible Girl (Doire Press, 2013), and links to her online poems, can be found at: and on Twitter at @ellyfromearth