Posts for Motherhood

After a Week on Her Turf

Taking Flight August 24, 2020

If you have to leave your daughterin her adopted town2000 miles or more from the citywhere you live, and this…

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Cliff Face

Toddlers to Teens August 24, 2020

David shaves his fatherEvery weekA pilgrimage, a conversationBecause the nurses are not good enough For a job only a son…

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Vessel

Toddlers to Teens August 24, 2020

Mother is another name for ​Hold this A hungry fisted babyA red-wrought toddlerA pocket of treasuresthat can’t jump on the trampolineOr…

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Hansel and Gretel

Toddlers to Teens August 24, 2020

Dead of night, winter chillWe feel the snowflakes land upon our skinLike hot pokers sinking slowly,Steam lifting as the sting…

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