Posts for son

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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Carry Me, Walk Slowly

General/Column December 19, 2016

No adult was present when he was pushed. He was just playing with boys. A kind of playing that always…

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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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Close Reading

General/Column October 17, 2016

A son lost in this space, mesmerized, content to sit close to a bookshelf as if it offers heat— with…

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