Tag Archives: Parenthood

Summer Fruit

Stop changing I tell the peaches, pluots, and plums, as I pull them from the sack and line them up straight Stay as you are, sufficiently fragile and alive for ripening to remain ready, with sweetness to drip when my … Continue reading

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My Children Try to Teach Me to Love Unfinished Things

for example, markers with lids half-on, coloring books set out with pages like butterflies, half-beautiful; my hands covered in raw meat, dripping and dangerous – or dirt, with the torch lilly barely out of the pot, ready to be surrounded … Continue reading

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Mother Earth – Mother’s Day Sermon 2015

Sermon – Mother Earth When Unitarian Julia Ward Howe first advocated the “Mother’s Day for Peace” in 1872, I can’t imagine she could’ve predicted just how complicated motherhood would become. Although, as you can tell from her proposed title, she … Continue reading

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