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Seventy-Five Bobby Pins

You stood by the table and removed them from my hair before walking with me to our wedding bed. They sit by my bedside now, and I count them, again and again. This is a reprint of work originally published … Continue reading

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When you were born, I was not a quilter or a knitter, so I wrapped you in my words. I prayed mantras into your milk and hoped I would be good enough. I cannot scrapbook or sew or even pay … Continue reading

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