A Semisweet Apology by Amber Moore

He missed the New York of
the Seventies;
now Times Square was worse
than Disneyland.

At least you could always
count on a free
Hershey’s bar there-

a semisweet apology.


Amber Moore is a former high school English teacher and current PhD Candidate in literacy education. Her work has been published in numerous journals and magazines including most recently, The Women’s Studies Quarterly, Room Magazine, and The Feathertale Review.