Marriage and Cubism

“No one had seen such a big linden tree anywhere else, and we thought of it as an aberration, but superb, with all the exotic majesty of the unique and the unrepeatable.” -Cesar Aira from The Linden Tree His eyes catch mine across the stale air of the storage unit. He pulls down a small,…

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Just Do What You Can

The pale pink sign grabbed my attention with racks of “Red Dot Items $1” and boxes of shoes and books with the same signs placed out front of the door. I was coming from an appointment with my Hand Specialist in Boca Raton (having broken my finger in September), stopping by Trader Joe’s to grab…

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Announcing “Buried in the Margins”

“Women are tired, tired of defense, tired of permission, tired of dismissal. Show me a woman who has not known abuse, who has not been betrayed, who has not been manipulated, who has not been coerced into unspeakable things: taking the fall, writing the letters, harboring secrets to stay in the game. Such oppression and…

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Poems for Motherhood

New Birth I lost more  of my mind than I did my hair when you first came out, water-logged and anxious, a bit like your mother. I cared little for social graces and faces appearing to peck at the chores and leave leftovers at my door. I needed sleep like a memory foam bra lifting…

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New Poems Published at “Voice of Eve”

I am thrilled and humbled to announce that three of my poems, “Breath,” “Daughter of Eve,” and “Berries and Ponies,” are published with the beautiful literary arts magazine, Voice of Eve. You can access Issue 12, in which my work is featured, for FREE at this link. “Breath” is actually one of the first poems I ever…

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