Posts for Babyhood

Postpartum Mohawk

Babyhood June 29, 2020

I was afraid to love my daughteruntil one night in Maythe air was warm the windowsopen – playing in the tub…

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Life Jackets

Babyhood June 26, 2020

I crumpled onto the hospital floor outside her room heaving sobs, not caring if the doctors and nurses of 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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