Stories tagged children

Future Children As Rocks

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I feel like I should tell you things about strength.

Nathaniel

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sometimes i have to be in the other room just so i can breathe easy away from you.

Contortionist

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a poem that unwrapped itself so casually I tucked it under my tongue, just to make sure

Deus Ex Mama

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Charlie is hollering about Rex again. Every dinosaur right now is Rex. Also Rex: every animal with thick-looking skin--elephants, crocodiles. (Yesterday, he pointed to an ant and told me, "Buggy Rex.")

Beowulf Is Pillow

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Now that school is back in session, we move through our days like cage fighters, tagging in and out of matches: The Battle of the Bottle, The Diaper Duel, The Pout Bout. So while I'm assembling a casserole for tomorrow, Susan feeds Margot. While she washe