I was inspired to write this poem after the birth of my last child. She had medical issues and was in the NICU. I will never forget how lucky I felt when I brought her home. She is a true gift.
“The Window” is an original poem I wrote while contemplating the similarities between the fall and recovery of society and the struggles and joys of being a parent. It reminds me that no matter how dark things get, light always conquers in time.
Mora is a character in a series of short stories I have written, loosely based on my own relationship experience. In this short story, she is with Jack, who is a drunk. The story discusses the idea of love vs. simple persistence to stay in a relationship out of fear or possessive qualities.
What lessons have you learned from single parenthood? I list my top five in this article!