Daily Archives: October 20, 2010

Out of the mouths of babes: gender divide

Gorilla Girl and Monkey Man are taking a bath – I can hear them on the baby monitor from downstairs. As I write, I think of the little things they say that make me laugh. Or cringe. Today, during our … Continue reading

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At a child’s party

We sit at the table Sticky with candy corn remnants, Melted ice cream, sugary frosting A child’s party reveals us Asleep in my arms my son Warms me as you speak Protects me from the chill In whispers you talk … Continue reading

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