Archives for December 2019

Lillies

General/Column December 30, 2019

Geraniums and pansies once splashed color outside my parents’ front door. Now only crumbles of potting soil remain, frozen in…

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I Don’t Want to Write Any More Poems

Toddlers to Teens December 30, 2019

Because they don’t do the important things,the things Life depends on, like cooking dinner or emptying the dishwasher. They won’t foldclothes…

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Bodily Histrionics: A Found Poem

Babyhood December 30, 2019

These are the words for hysterectomyThe words for no more childrenThese are the words written on her bodyThese are the…

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Inflatable Wonderland

Toddlers to Teens December 30, 2019

There’s a box to my leftthat looks like pool noodlesand cage fighting made a baby—it’s the box where my children…

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