For my motherBy Arden Yum
After Toni Morrison’s Beloved
Mother, tell me about the child in your womb.
We shared water &
mother's guiltBy Stephanie K
I ate the placenta and the umbilical cord
(and i ate and i ate).
I tasted the iron on my teeth
(it stained until i swallowed and i swallowed the hydrogen peroxide).
31 lines for 31 days of knowing youBy Olivia Humphrey
i have never loved another in the way i have found myself to love you.
i have loved you the way the sun loves the dandelions
and the way the tides love the moon.
i simply cannot imagine a world where we didn’t save one another.