Category Archives: motherhood

And a Miserable Mother’s Day to You, Too

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day.  I loath Mother’s Day.  I’m debating not even going to church and just staying home in bed while the kids play video games. While raising my kids is a huge part of what has shaped who … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Poka Bear

baby you have lost your old man look and are beginning to have the appearance of a little boy but your eyes still maintain an ageless face of wisdom when you learn to talk you will have forgotten the secrets … Continue reading

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political poetry

occupation i find scraps of poems in places long forgotten written with dead words babies and cats sleep with the same innocence bagdad as my home? babies in bagdad nurse just like my son does with mothers like me old … Continue reading

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