You are: in the strength of my bones in the curve of my muscles in the crown of my hair in the nape of my neck in the gentleness of my hands in the richness of my blood in the light of my shadow. No longer driven by the restless urge to create. Like nights, spent under Parisian skies viewing paintings at the Louvre. Bathing … Continue reading The Chosen (Part II)
July 27, 2013 It feels like I waited a lifetime for you and by other’s standards I have. I was 35 when you were born. Most of my friends’ kids are already teenagers and here I am celebrating your first birthday. There are times when it all still seems so surreal to me. I feel like I am in the best dream that one day … Continue reading The Mamí Chronicles: A Letter to My Daughter on her 1st Birthday
I first wrote this poem about 2 years ago. I wanted to put into words or at least try to put into words the aching emptiness in my heart. Today, I re-read it for the first time in almost year and now that I am 9 months pregnant I can finally say that I’ve been chosen. I am living proof that when you finally start … Continue reading The Chosen…
Now that I am going to be a mom I find that most of my thoughts are consumed with my baby, what kind of mom I will be, and all the decisions that I will have to make that will affect her life. This point in my life is exciting and while I am anxious to hold my baby in my arms, I am also … Continue reading Vaccinating Baby: Should I or Shouldn’t I?