I composed this set of three linked sonnets—fourteen-line poems—to tell the story of when my own Catholic church closed in March 2020.
Author of the poetry collections Love Poems as We Age, White Mountain Poems and More White Mountain Poems, Jeffrey Zygmont is a New Hampshire-based writer and poet who has also published short fiction and numerous fiction and non-fiction books (including children’s books). Working as a journalist, he has published articles in a long list of magazines and newspapers. He speaks regularly about poetry and art—especially to promote the works of American poets Edgar Allan Poe and Robert Frost.
Jeff studied engineering and the physical sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, and a master’s degree in English from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.