Archives for December 2018

The Monkey Puzzle

General/Column December 17, 2018

It’s our secret, I tell them. I love you both, but I just would have preferred you at different times. It’s…

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Non-Canonical Poem About My Daughter’s Feet: Part I

Toddlers to Teens December 17, 2018

They are as pale as a lip of bone, despite the dirt they converse with. Narrow as an isthmus of…

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Tattoo of the Motherhood Tribe

Toddlers to Teens December 17, 2018

Every week the same uncomfortable slab of metal and plastic from the public park bench leaves diamond-shaped imprints on my…

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My Daughter’s Second Day of High School: Cancer Version

Toddlers to Teens December 17, 2018

Yesterday we bickered over the crumpled parent letter in her backpack which has become an oversized shell, filled with found…

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