Posts for parenting

A Poem to Save Us

General/Column July 17, 2017

When you were small I wondered what they all do: “What if she never grew another inch?” Would she be…

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Billy and Steve

General/Column July 17, 2017

We are standing next to a long, straight-flowing river where brown bears like to come and catch fish. And Billy…

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the unborn

General/Column July 17, 2017

(after Sharon Olds) Sometimes I can almost see them the children we did not have, the possibilities I keep collecting…

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Rain

General/Column July 17, 2017

My baby smells me coming. His caregivers say he knows I’m on my way tells them his mama will be…

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