Archives for November 2020

When I Go Off The Deep End

Toddlers to Teens November 23, 2020

                      –With apologies to my children I forget who I am.Not silk or glow like the skinI was born into.  Not…

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When You Were Nine Weeks Old

Toddlers to Teens November 23, 2020

Early autumn, we emergefrom our shared sleep haze, drive Ohio backroadsto the orchard for Galas, delicata, dough dousedin sugar so…

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Chronicle of a Repentant Mother

Toddlers to Teens November 23, 2020

                              –For Gabriel You call me into the playroomwhere you’ve stacked blockson the floor, words tumbling off your tongue as you…

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1.5 – 11/2019

Babyhood November 23, 2020

I am grateful for you, my littlest love–for your arresting smile with its row of baby teeth–those newly budded pearls,the…

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