As much as I write about my boys, there will always be things I do not say, The Unspoken. The following poem was originally published in Kakalak 2015. Things I Do Not Say His complexion was raspberry tea, and he could fit into a teapot twice. I don’t mention this when asked how I am, what’s […]
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As I was working on a poem today, it struck me that in the English language, there is no active voice for being born. A mother bears her child. And the child is passive in the event. The bearing happens to the child. She is being born. He is born. They have been born. […]
I am pleased to share that Love Like Weeds is now available at Park Road Books in Charlotte!
This summer has been a wild ride. It began in May with wrapping up my Love Like Weeds manuscript and finding out I was expecting our fifth child. It ended in September with the loss of that child and the confirmation that my book would be released in October. In between all that, my family […]