Human Parts
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Human Parts


Quiet Home

Parenting, work, chess

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I have walked through this quiet house, bare feet on wooden floors, feathers as bookmarks, cobwebs in high shadows, 4745 times. Mothers can calculate our routines like that.

It’s late and my son is in bed and I am closing my laptop, pouring the last inches of water out of my glass and into the drooping Christmas cactus on the window…



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Gwen Frisbie-Fulton

Mother. Southerner. Storyteller. Bread and Roses. #race #class #poverty #gender #equity #children #egalitarianorganizing #bottomupstorytelling *views my own*