from a mixed media compostion by Suzi Banks Baum
Alice Suskin Ostriker, a poet, mother, feminist, educator whose hands I would love to kiss, penned these words in Writing Like A Woman:
“The writer who is a mother should, I think, record everything she can: make notes, keep journals, take photographs, use a tape recorder, and remind herself that there is a subject of incalculably vast…
My big event is this evening. Time to shave my legs!
This is what I found on the kitchen table when I came in from Zumba this morning.
My girl had gone off to ski, leaving me this note with the change leftover from
the dance last night.What do mothers make?
They make a myriad of things.
We will be talking about this tonight at
Out of the Mouths of Babes: An…