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Review of Megan Merchant’s Before the Fevered Snow

In Mother Words Blog April 22, 2020

In Megan Merchant’s fourth collection of poetry, Before the Fevered Snow, the poet holds us close through experiences of loss, marriage, and…

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Stepping Stones

In Mother Words Blog April 17, 2020

My daughter wakes up with a cry, never getting out of bed but always waiting for me to come in,…

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An Extra and Ordinary Wednesday

In Mother Words Blog March 20, 2020

“Mama! I peed in my bed!” my three-year-old yells as he slams his bedroom door shut behind him. I check…

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Remembering the Beginnings

In Mother Words Blog February 14, 2020

Last spring in a Chinese restaurant, I watched, transfixed, as a young couple passed their baby back and forth and…

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