Posts for daughters

Time Will Tell

Toddlers to Teens December 30, 2019

It’s been three weeks.Time, dragging its feet acrossthe stone floor of our mindsas if shackled at the ankles.Time, kneeling, out…

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Swinging (flight)

Toddlers to Teens December 30, 2019

The grey chain wrapped in blue ribbon holds me close,pacing my flight like a pendulum. Hair brushed by salty windblowing through…

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Fingernails

General/Column August 19, 2019

When I was youngI bemoaned ever having long nailsand I bit them and chewed themand picked them through the stressof…

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Book of Lasts

General/Column June 17, 2019

In my girls’ baby books, I dutifully filled in all of the exact dates I could remember for their “firsts”—…

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