Posts for daughters

Time Will Tell

General/Column 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)

General/Column 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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