Tag Archives: Postpartum

Dutch Tulip Red

Dutch Tulip Red

I’ve watched a woman’s toes in labour enough to know. Enough to know when she’s reaching her limit, enough to know when the true labouring of labour has begun. There are the toes that curl into tight, whitened balls, or those toes that stretch, splayed further apart than they have ever gone before, looking to… Read more

Dearest friend

Dearest friend

You came to visit me on day one. Sitting in my Johnny shirt in that hospital recovery room, my bare ass upon a blue blood-soaked maternity pad, I quickly pulled up the starchy bed sheet up to cover myself, as you let yourself in. My nipples were on fire and I was sweating in weird… Read more

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