I am a ghost.
that everyone knows is there
because it’s easier
to let dishes float to the sink,
to allow an invisible hand to wipe snot
from your three-year old’s nose,
to marvel when the clothes are laundered
and the floor shines with your reflection.
Emily Hull was a stay at home mother for three years and recently re-entered the workforce as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Oral History for Oklahoma State University.