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Before I Met You

A poem to my unborn son Before I met you, you were a shadow. In the corner of my eye, darkening my …

The Bitter Heart

Standing at the kitchen window in a splash of yellow light Shucking a head of lettuce quietly, shifting from foot to …

Colors

Indigo The wash on the walls Dripping into lotus leaves and curled cattails Infused in limestone Surrounded by prayer Sun yellow Surrounded by ice Sipped in quiet Enveloped …

Self-Identity

This is all I can be, she thought to herselfMy legs and my arms and my head and my tired …

Sometimes It’s Hard

Sometimes it’s hardTo tighten the wordsSo they don’t slip out wrong So they don’t maim or killPerhaps spill a little bloodPerhaps …

Magic Green Sauce

Every once in a while I manage to come up with something so deceptively simple that I end up making …

Today, You Are Five

It is hard for me to understand that five years have passed! These days, you are learning to ride a …

No Resolutions in 2019

I want to hear from my fellow moms: Who made a resolution or resolutions for 2019? Now that we're a …

My Body Image Battle

Happy February, babes! We escaped a chilly and rainy San Diego by taking a few days in tropical Ixtapa, Mexico …

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