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Thoughts on Infertility

I wonder if I will ever stop mourning my fertility. I imagine that there will always be a tiny part of me that will be sad and wonder what if… 565 more words

Adoption

Thoughts on "Special Needs"

Yesterday I spent a rare Friday in my physical office so that I could enjoy lunch with a good friend and colleague.  She asked how Hope and I were doing, and I started my update with a heavy sigh and a weak smile. 1,076 more words

Adoption

Big Emotions

Sigh.

This holiday…this Mother’s Day thing. It seems like such a lovely idea. Really it does. But the truth is I kinda hate it.

I am reminded of my own loss. 572 more words

Adoption

When the Team Works

Today I met with the team at Hope’s school for a local screening to begin the process of determining whether she qualified for a 504 or if I needed to pursue an IEP. 470 more words

Adoption

addictions

like memories of ghosts
can turn you on and over
like leaves, new,
falling
from between
your book cover
letter
trafficking an inseam
to breed… 26 more words

Poetry

hate

all of the
ruckus,
your miseries,
accumulated cacophonies
of h-bombs
and truce-grenades,
suddenly level-up for descent.

like telephones
and horsewhips, things merge,
true to their rue, and… 84 more words

Poetry

classism

doom
with me, forever
will be accompaniment
on harpsichord,
attainment of eloquence
for litany of liberties.

struck, we sing
true
as mountains past
the gaze of clear blue sky… 58 more words

Poetry