Posts for Babyhood

A Natal Sun–Winner of the MAW Spring Micro-essay Contest

Babyhood May 15, 2017

I stared as he kicked and jerked his little legs and arms and let out indecisive cries under the yellow…

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April Showers–Third Place Winner

Babyhood May 15, 2017

We drive home in the rain. It’s still new to me, to see you wiggling in your carseat in the…

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Women’s Work

Babyhood May 14, 2017

Blank tapestry, waiting to be embroidered. A barren landscape, grey and cotton, devoid of all flowers, wishing to be seeded…

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February 2006

Babyhood March 4, 2016

I knew your eyes were brown when you were born, puckered fat over the supple bone, blossomed breaths fluttered the…

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