Hope and Motherhood

Coming back to this blog after almost five years feels oddly right at this time in my life. I hardly recognize the woman (girl?) who posted back then. Now, here I am. Thirty-four and expecting my first child– a boy!– in May. To say I have *~FeEliNgS~* about this upcoming life transition would be a […]

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Letting go of control

My professor told me my poem was too neat. She told me she wanted to take it and shake it loose. “Do you have control issues?” she asked. “Most definitely.” I’m nothing if not self-aware. My entire life has been about gaining and losing control. It’s why I get so much pleasure out of re-alphabetizing my bookshelf (see above). It’s why […]

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