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Parenting Truths We Never Tire of Discussing

The search for sleep.
That time slows and speeds
Rage. Bodily fluids.
From new and terrible
vulnerability: strength.
That babies and children
vanish. They vanish.

Posted 12/19/16
This poem originally appeared as part of Tupelo Press's 30/30 Project in June, 2013.
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