Archives for December 2019

The Swaddling Sea

Toddlers to Teens December 30, 2019

I swam in the Gulf of Thailand with you. I held you, small as a kumquat, in my own dark,…

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The Movement of Grief

Toddlers to Teens December 30, 2019

I have studied the waygrief curls into the base of my throat, opens her sails to tender momentsthat catch gusts…

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Embroidering for Peace

General/Column December 30, 2019

For something different, every afternoon during the week before Mother’s Day, I’d find a quiet spot out of the brutal…

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I Write Your Name

Taking Flight December 30, 2019

My beautiful girl, my ragged girl–your tattered sweater shot through with holes hangs off your body, limp wave of defeat, of…

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