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A Blank Slate

In Mother Words Blog June 1, 2018

I’ve carried three babies in this body of mine. I’ve shifted and changed shapes three times. Between the three, I’ve…

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I’m Here, Looking for a Hand to Hold That Isn’t a Scythe

In Mother Words Blog May 25, 2018

One night in October, my daughter was up past 3:30 am crying, afraid that I might die soon. Within a…

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Not Pregnant, Fat

In Mother Words Blog May 18, 2018

I’m not pregnant. I’m fat. I remember so clearly the way my mom talked about pregnancy. My sister who died….

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Language Lessons

In Mother Words Blog April 27, 2018

I’m not an English grammar genius, and I don’t remember a lot about literary terms from the classes I took…

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