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just as there is no warning for childbirth, there is no preparation for the sight of a first child. i studied his face, fingers, the folds in his boneless little legs, the whorls of his ears, the tiny nipples on his chest.
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By Jayleigh Lewis
Screenings of the Red Tent movie, Things We Don’t Talk About, continued throughout September and October 2013, showcasing the variety of ways women have created space for the spirit and vision of the movie to grow and weave itself into their lives. 815 more words
Daughter of Jacob, Who was it that dragged you to the underworld, And forced you eat the pomegranate seed? Seed of a thousand stillborn tomorrows, Emblem of your silent bondage, Red with the fire of regeneration, Bursting with the fullness of life and the Torrential murmur of Encroaching, eternal Void. 273 more words