Posts for childbirth

An Interesting Event

General/Column June 30, 2017

An explosion in my flesh. I writhe in pain, splashing in an inflatable tub in my living room. “Shit!” My…

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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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Women’s Work

General/Column May 14, 2017

Blank tapestry, waiting to be embroidered. A barren landscape, grey and cotton, devoid of all flowers, wishing to be seeded…

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