Posts for daughter

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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Flower Girl

General/Column February 5, 2018

At four she plucks impressions like petals and stows them in the wicker basket of her mind, only to fling…

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Letting the Candles Burn Down

General/Column February 5, 2018

At the start of autumn, we welcome the holiday season with rituals focused on light and fire. From glowing Jack-o-lanterns…

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Misnaming

General/Column February 5, 2018

Her mother called her hair dishwater blonde, referring to the swirls of ash and gold, to the way it scrubbed…

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