Posts for son

Conceptions of Flight

General/Column June 20, 2016

Hands latched, they lean together, lifting the body from its watery grave. They bend, staring, slowly placing piles of torn…

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Poem For My Adopted Son

General/Column June 10, 2016

and for his mother, who surely kissed his head and hoped. For the woman who held him those 10 months…

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Birthday

In Mother Words Blog April 4, 2016

There were three packages neatly lined up on my dining room table when I got home. My mother had brought…

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February 2006

Babyhood March 4, 2016

I knew your eyes were brown when you were born, puckered fat over the supple bone, blossomed breaths fluttered the…

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