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The Middle Six: a Love Letter to My Daughter on her Birthday

Dear Lucy, Six years ago I carried you for way longer than I had anticipated. ¬†Inside, you swirled for what felt like a lifetime on full bed rest and then, as your wit and determination would later show, when the timing was your way, you made your way. ¬†You were born on another island, on […]

Rain, Rain Come & Stay

Outside’s grass takes on moss’ dark hue. Lawn a Spring sponge while sky shades to a palest of blue to a gray’s dye like forgotten wool, thick fog. Our house lacks gutters, so each window becomes our eye to outside, & above the pane – drips then pours, eyelashes of rain, steady to blink, blink, […]