Posts for Babyhood

Lullaby

Babyhood February 24, 2020

You can put a baby in a crib, but you can’t make him sleep. You can put him in his…

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The Distance Between Fear and Hope

Babyhood February 24, 2020

My hands grip the wheel tight as we drive on Herndon Ave. “Come on, come on, come on,” I say to the…

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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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