Posts for Babyhood

The Conversation

Babyhood October 21, 2019

Tonight you called to me from the cribI stuffed my ears with beeswaxAnd lashed myself to the poleI thought you…

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Baby Girl

Babyhood October 21, 2019

Cheek sweaty against my necktop of head under my chinjust soheat rises from her feathery hair Drifting to sleepbody against…

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February 2006

Babyhood March 4, 2016

I knew your eyes were brown when you were born, puckered fat over the supple bone, blossomed breaths fluttered the…

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The Babies You Lose

Babyhood January 18, 2016

You try to hold them, not with your hands of course, because though they are part of you, as close…

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