Posts for birth

Migration

Babyhood 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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Rachel’s Lament

General/Column December 18, 2017

“A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children.” (Matthew 2:18) Morning came early…

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Arrival

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

General/Column 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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