Posts for Babyhood

Royal Morning

Babyhood June 19, 2017

The child wakes and reaches into pure day, high-wired to test the lay of the crib to make sure the sheet’s firemen…

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Arrival

Babyhood June 19, 2017

I didn’t believe in love at first sight. Then you emerged from my core, swollen and slick, howling, smelling of…

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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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The Babies You Lose

Babyhood January 18, 2016

You try to hold them, not with your hands of course, because though they are part of you, as close…

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