Archives for October 2019

Playground One

General/Column October 21, 2019

My daughter waltzes with water             gently cups the stream with trembling hands.             Not missing a beat (one two three…

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Playground Three

General/Column October 21, 2019

How this mother             wishes she was anywhere else but             in this sandbox, her son wrapped around her knees             with sand-crusted…

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Playground Two

General/Column October 21, 2019

You can see these children             at the playground That little boy             dressed in a white sailor suit his mother huddled in…

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Mother and Child in a Hammock

General/Column October 21, 2019

We had a hammock in the backyard in the small old house where we used to live on Fern Street…

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