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What is Mother’s Day without the kids?

Primavera, Senior Yearto Eve As the languorous calm of winter ends,enter gardeners, whirling bees–riotous breakawaySpring. And all the things I wanted to hold onto–a child’s hand, cool as an oboe;lamplight; readingby the window lying in bed with extra pillows,talking to … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Obelisk Lipstick

  Standing at my mother’s vanity I, girl child with wide eyes her self transformed nakedly with knots and tricks towards elegance, her hair teased to an oblong, her neck, like Cleopatra’s, lengthened: I eyed the miniature Obelisk that cased … Continue reading

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