Portrait of the Artist as a Single Mom
“I want to be a writer,” I said out loud, maybe for the first time. I wanted college to help me to support my family, be a contributing member of society, get off food stamps. But what I wanted most of all was a book I’d written to hold in my hand.
December 29, 2017
“It just doesn’t make sense,” she said. “I mean, my sisters get pregnant looking at a cologne ad. They get pregnant in pollen season.” For six months they had been trying to conceive, and still her period was as regular as the tide. She decided to see a doctor.
September 28, 2011