Love Box a place for declarations of Valentine's Day love

By Karen Hardy
Updated April 24 2018 - 11:12pm, first published February 13 2017 - 6:58pm

I've still got his letter tucked away somewhere. A lost love, a brief affair, a boy who took my heart and twisted it, one long hot summer, not unlike this one, but a lifetime ago. He bothered to put pen to paper, his cursive writing, fluid and expressive, just like him. His hand has touched this now thinning paper, and when I read it I remember the touch of that hand. Words crossed out, love never runs smoothly, declarations of a passionate yet ultimately tragic time.

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