Posts for Taking Flight

I Write Your Name

Taking Flight December 30, 2019

My beautiful girl, my ragged girl–your tattered sweater shot through with holes hangs off your body, limp wave of defeat, of…

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Conquering the Jumpsuit

Taking Flight October 21, 2019

You study the models in the photographs on pattern 6702 and picture your eldest daughter sashaying through Central Park in…

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Like a Sweater in the Wash

Taking Flight January 18, 2016

Mother woke me up to tell me. Her fifty something voice, trembly as a five year old admitting soiled panties….

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