Category Archives: Mother

The Light of the Moon

I only want the light of the moon and your love. I’m lying here on the floor, on blankets just like we used to. I miss you. He hugged me today, kissed me on the cheek, and caressed my face. … Continue reading

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Stages

he doesn’t play on the playground anymore. he plays on the computer, in his bedroom behind a closed door. I check e-mail on my cell phone, standing in the kitchen, thinking – these days, it seems, we’re all hiding behind … Continue reading

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Alone

He doesn’t come home anymore. It’s three in the morning and I feel like crying. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2016

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The Question

Sweetie, dis whatta woman body look like, afta she hada baby. Nah go on n aks yaself, ya done thank ya mama lately? Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015 Working on dialect.

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New Life

Mom always believed in reincarnation. Although she never talked about how she wanted her next life to look. Maybe I’ll write that story for her. Include loving parents.  A life filled with ease and good health. Things that were missing … Continue reading

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Giving Birth

I said I was sorry for disturbing you. You were so comfortable, cushioned in that interior ocean. A small being existing inside of my body. Perfectly content in your surroundings. Until that fateful day, that is, when you were forced … Continue reading

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