Exeter, NH Poet Publishes Book About Love, Longing and Loss

One of the owners of The Word Barn in Exeter has published a debut collection of poems and in them, she explores love, longing and loss.

We Hold On To What We Can is by writer and teacher Sarah Alcott Anderson. She says it took 12 years to pull all of the poems together and craft them into a 144-page book.

“Throughout all those years I have revised some of the poems many times, I’ve taken poems out, I’ve changed the title six or seven times. I finally had to commit to certain things like the title and the fact

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