Love, Loss and What I Ate, A Memoir in Verse

And an ode to GenX

L.L. Kirchner
Write Under the Moon
4 min readJan 18, 2024

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Woman in a market bursting with colorful goods
Photo by Dmitrii Eliuseev on Unsplash

When my father died and I found myself digging through a generation’s worth of effects and found planners dating back to the 1980s. This piece was inspired by the bittersweet nostalgia of discovery, gleaned from decades of lists.

These grocers will be especially recognizable if you’ve ever lived in Columbus, Pittsburgh, Portland

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L.L. Kirchner
Write Under the Moon

I write entertaining stories that sneak up on you. Florida Girls, my new novel, comes out May 28! Stay abreast of it all at IllBehavedWomen.com.