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when I am old and you are grown…

Tebogo (Amateur’s Quill) posed some excellent and very thought provoking questions about parenthood, which in spite of having three kids I was unable to answer. One of them was “What will they say to you [when they are grown]”? So, thinking I could get an answer to at least one question, I asked one of my sons, and he replied “I would say, what are you doing at my house?” So this is my reply to my darling boy: Continue reading

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the maiden, the mother and…

In response to Eugi’s weekly prompt “transition”:

From the maiden to the mother, Continue reading


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In the fetid dark,
slack jawed and vacant eyed,
they hunch
hiding from the sun. Continue reading


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three little words

March 18th, 2008

When we left the hospital
the midwife said:
Feed on demand!Continue reading

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