mothers and daughters

why should you wear forbidden clothes?

October 28, 2013
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Do you have something forbidden that you wear on secret evenings? Me too. I crawl inside the same softness of a bunny’s ear and when that fabric touches my naked body I feel completely understood. I keep my mother’s zip up blanket sack in the hidden corner of my closet and love penetrates me deep […]

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how cleaning my cupboard connects the dots of my grief

October 14, 2012
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I miss my mother. Wearing a dress I designed and my mother sewed,  we sat together on the piano bench and sang hymns while I waited for my prom date to arrive. I was 17 years old and my hair was looking mighty fine. We harmonized Amazing Grace and it settled my nerves while I […]

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