Posts for Motherhood

Flower Girl

Toddlers to Teens February 5, 2018

At four she plucks impressions like petals and stows them in the wicker basket of her mind, only to fling…

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As My Daughter Learns to Read

Toddlers to Teens February 5, 2018

She scales the jagged cliffs of consonants, skims the plateaus of vowels, rappels down the edges of words to the…

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Who Will You Be?

Babyhood February 5, 2018

My bump is barely showing and I’m already wondering: Will you have my forehead and your father’s round face? Will…

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Constellation with Mother and Child

Toddlers to Teens February 5, 2018

Bright child, bed-headed and tangled clean cotton-scented, your cry was a call. I was swinging the garbage over my shoulder,…

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