Archives for February 2020

Family Tree

Toddlers to Teens February 24, 2020

The neighbors kindly do not mention the raw intimacyof our bushes. The two shrub clumps were meant to marklimits, to…

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Piecework

Toddlers to Teens February 24, 2020

This is the taskI’ve set myselfwith a rainbowof fat quarters—those sections of fabric cut wide for quilters —and yardsof muslin,steady…

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A Working Mother’s Distress

Toddlers to Teens February 24, 2020

I bend down to kiss her rose petal cheeksbefore I pick up my handbag and laptop on my way to…

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Now I Let You Go

Taking Flight February 24, 2020

As if the umbilical chordis snipped again and again—weeping in an echoing stairwell at Logan Airport after he disappearsinto the shadows of the…

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