Posts for birth

from my body

General/Column 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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Gamâl

General/Column December 19, 2016

Hebrew for “wean” or “ripen” Pulling away, she leaves behind the flesh of fruit: stark black seed of kiwi, blueberry’s…

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Sainted Women

General/Column December 19, 2016

Beatific— The smile on pregnant Mary’s face Atop a donkey bound for Bethlehem. No sign of heartburn Three and four…

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Giving Her Son the World

General/Column October 20, 2016

What started as a layer of sheer tissue spindled around each rib grew its own heart. The doctor said she…

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