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Babyhood October 15, 2018

A bird taught me my first lesson on motherhood. I was pregnant on “bed rest.” The two babies burrowing inside me had confused…

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Lavender

Babyhood October 15, 2018

is how the dermatologist names the stretch marks on my breasts, there from being filled with milk, hourly at first,…

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Rifts

Babyhood October 15, 2018

Just off the abbey square our dessert has arrived: a soft meringue and apricot cream canyon, filled with a rivulet…

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Night Life

Babyhood October 15, 2018

I’ve lived an extra week at least in the two months my daughter has been alive. So many extra days…

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