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NB

General/Column April 20, 2020

1.Wash and fold, paper doll,these clothes in an empty crib,and the thin leather of shoesnot meant to be walked in—wipe…

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A Cry So Big It Must Part the Clouds

General/Column April 20, 2020

The little one’s cries rise up like a smoke signal, a strobe light, an SOS balloon blotting out the sky….

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Granted

General/Column April 20, 2020

I have been filling my children with words,whispering incantations while they doze in my armsmurmuring missives into wispy-haired headsas if…

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The Nest

General/Column April 20, 2020

When my son is three months old, a robin builds her nest on the windowsill outside our second floor bathroom….

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