Posts for child

Inquiry

Taking Flight November 20, 2017

The three year old full of questions asks his grandmother with dementia, Why do all the people here have white…

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Two Words

General/Column June 23, 2017

Two words: “Just landed!” This is the most recent text I’ve received from my twenty-one year old son who is…

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Daughter

General/Column June 19, 2017

I can’t resist the night tiptoeing into your room Even though I know I’ll touch you and count your freckles…

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Vigil

General/Column December 19, 2016

Under the influence, drifting, deadweight, his head on my shoulder, torso limp in my arms. A whimper, then, contortionist, as…

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