Archives for February 2018

Flower Girl

General/Column February 5, 2018

At four she plucks impressions like petals and stows them in the wicker basket of her mind, only to fling…

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As My Daughter Learns to Read

General/Column February 5, 2018

She scales the jagged cliffs of consonants, skims the plateaus of vowels, rappels down the edges of words to the…

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Who Will You Be?

General/Column February 5, 2018

My bump is barely showing and I’m already wondering: Will you have my forehead and your father’s round face? Will…

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Migration

General/Column February 5, 2018

of dark air—the starlings   under thunderheads   tumbling as one the flock chasing storms—this dark is not a doom     this dark…

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