Posts for Babyhood

from my body

Babyhood February 20, 2017

grew their bodies i know every mole, toe, fingernail, belly button, dimple strand of hair sticky with watermelon juice my…

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Martyr No More

Babyhood February 20, 2017

My body is a battleground. I am both sovereign nation, sending out my little settlers into the unknown world, and…

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Unexpected Grace

Babyhood February 20, 2017

It couldn’t be. Pink balloons bobbed gently against the ceiling. I was certain they should have been blue. My husband…

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Abscission

Babyhood February 20, 2017

It is early fall, and the leaves are just beginning to change colour. Memories of summer linger in the warmer…

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