Monthly Archives: March 2021

Motherhood: A Poem

6am I hear him wailing.He had been sleeping later for a couple weeks.But that suddenly changed.It’s frustrating when babies slip into different phases without warning.I roll over to check the monitor.He’s standing up. I glance at my husband, sound asleep. I blow my breath loud to see if he stirs. Nothing wakes him.I pull myself […]

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Postpartum in a Pandemic Pt. 2

Saturday, December 19th All the tears that I felt I couldn’t release over the last few months surged to the surface. I questioned him, hoping there could be a chance it was a false positive. He assured me that false positives are very rare, plus he had symptoms. They came on hard and fast. He […]

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