Posts for Taking Flight

The Sisterhood of Bereaved Mothers–Fourth Place Winner

Taking Flight May 15, 2017

Within hours of learning that the paramedics couldn’t resuscitate my fourteen-month-old daughter, it dawned on me. I had joined—unwillingly—the exclusive…

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Ms. Bonner

Taking Flight May 15, 2017

Ms. Bonner turns slowly, away from us, her eyes close, her blonde becomes a curtain. We lean forward from the…

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Mother, You are the Bread

Taking Flight May 14, 2017

You are the flour and the salt. Your fingers in the dough, the rosemary on the windowsill, you just cut…

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Happy Mother’s Day – to Both my Moms!

Taking Flight May 14, 2017

They say that we don’t stop growing until the day we shut our eyes, and that includes fortitude and courage….

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