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Life

Am I less of a woman
if I birth words and not life.
Here I am, lying outstretched,
freshly-cut grass prickling my skin,
soil uneven beneath my back, 37 more words

Midwife's Musings- Birth bag- What do I need?

What do I need to pack?

This is a question I’m often asked by pregnant women. It’s something that can vary if you are in a host country, so I’ve included some top tips, as well as tips from Instagram followers who have kindly shared their experiences. 539 more words

Expat

Word in Language (23): English Course (2)

In the first two parts of this short course in English, we have seen how word connections – connections that reveal the hidden meaning inside the words we use every day – can be made by keeping the letters in the same order, by rearranging the letters, by replacing the vowels… 2,494 more words

Word In Language

The Elusive Baby

Yet again, a postponement on the birth of baby Gracie Mae. My niece is now allegedly, 42 weeks pregnant having been due, finally, on September 5th. 586 more words

Life & Love

Communion Tastes Different Now

God, I have had many times when I realized I didn’t really know anything.

All the things I knew how to do have changed.

From going for a walk to grocery shopping. 232 more words

Covid19

Mother

I was born in 86
The product of a mod and a (much cooler) punk
Born twixt two sub genres
As I grew
I never really had to choose… 102 more words

Poetry

400 Trillion To ONE

400 Trillion to ONE: that is how likely you are to be born, the probability of you being a “human”. I put the word “human” here in quotation marks to succour the fact that not everyone who is born is human in literal terms, some are caged in deep hatred for life around them and cannot be heartily called humans.  513 more words

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