Monthly Archives: March 2021

Milk: An Excerpt from THE NIGHT LAKE

March 25th, 2021 | by Liz Tichenor

The breast pump had arrived that afternoon, the Monday after Fritz died, at the same time as a stout flat-rate box of hand-me-down clothes from my cousin, who I later heard felt horrible about the timing, having mailed the package when Fritz was still alive


Second Breath

March 23rd, 2021 | by Danielle LaSusa

It is our first night home from the hospital. Or maybe it’s the second, or the fourth, or the fourteenth.


Carriers

March 22nd, 2021 | by Cheryl Klein

Privileged parents are getting a dose of what poor parents have always known: When the system fails, we will be blamed and pitted against each other


Praise to Bedtime During a Pandemic

March 16th, 2021 | by Ginny Wiehardt

Ode to lavender lotion, to the Alice in Wonderland recordedforty years ago, to my son’s drooping eyelids, my computer’s backlit keys, my tapping fingers tempted


Why he is not my little boy

March 9th, 2021 | by Wandajune Bishop-Towle

Too tall.  Born too late, too old. His eyes—lakes of day not brown like mine. He sings too high too loud in a



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