Archives for June 2019

A Ring, a Pair of Shoes, a Wedding: the Ties that Bind, and Unbind, When a Daughter Marries

General/Column June 17, 2019

I’m sitting across from my daughter at a table in a trendy Toronto restaurant, our first meetup since her wedding…

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Empty Nester

General/Column June 17, 2019

How do you ask your sons to come home— when they no longer need you to rock them to sleep….

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Dots and Boxes

General/Column June 17, 2019

You ask me to explain What was before this        what after but all I have the chiming proof of wind…

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Orbit

General/Column June 17, 2019

baby wakes at midnight pulls down threads of milk across the valley floor a train’s grate against tracks the scrape…

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