Posts for son

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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General/Column September 19, 2016

for Robert Your son is studying Haley’s Comet. You tell him you were 19 years old last time it came….

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I Want to be Kind to My Seven-Year-Old Son

General/Column July 13, 2016

When he plays handball indoors while brushing his teeth. When he knocks down a picture with the ball on the…

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Conceptions of Flight

General/Column June 20, 2016

Hands latched, they lean together, lifting the body from its watery grave. They bend, staring, slowly placing piles of torn…

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