Posts for miscarriage

The Silence and the Noise

General/Column January 23, 2017

Once, my mom gave me a quarter to be quiet for an hour. The words clinked against the bars of…

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The Disorder of Things

General/Column January 23, 2017

Birthdays, holidays, Mother’s Days hang heavy. They feel cold and damp. Reminders of days past. Conversations with your oldest are…

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The Baby Jinx

General/Column September 19, 2016

I never really cared for children. I’ts not that I disliked them–I just didn’t think about them. My daydreams never…

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The Babies You Lose

Babyhood January 18, 2016

You try to hold them, not with your hands of course, because though they are part of you, as close…

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