Monthly Archives: September, 2019

Poetry

Marianela Medrano Des/arraigar Raíz invertida quiero crecerte Madre ascenderte de una punta hasta la otra infinita. Preludiando voces en pasadizos callados fijar en la memoria tu rabia sosegada. ¿Cómo será navegar la corriente amniótica de tus tantos desgarros? Tal vez…

Poetry

Juana M. Ramos Mamá se ha ido Mamá y yo hemos entrado a una iglesia, no me resulta familiar. La nave principal muy concurrida. Cerca del confesionario un sacerdote me saluda con una sonrisa tierna. En el altar un…

Poetry

Mireya Perez Bustillo Mami’s Homecoming Took us a lot to get to because a single request “I want to be with papi” is not so simple if you live in different countries But there we were your three black…

Poetry

Maureen Altman Hay en tus espacios, unos míos Hay en tus espacios unos míos. Hay tanto de ti en la profundidad de mí. A veces nos veo como ríos, surcamos las entrañas de la tierra. Otras pinto extensiones de…

Gallery

Dafne DeJesus: “Mother’s Helper” Nature provides. Nature can also take everything back in a minute. What we all do to contribute to and take care of our Mother is absolutely essential to our survival as human beings. Before I…

Events

Word Up – MER Vox Reading: Soy Mujer—Latinx Poets of the Diaspora Saturday, October 26th from 3:30-5:30 PM. Word Up: Community Bookshop – Libreria Comunitaria 2113 Amsterdam Ave, Corner of 165th St/Luis “El Terror” Díaz W Join Mom Egg Review…

Book Reviews

Review by Emily Webber The title of Laura Rock Gaughan’s wide-ranging and engaging debut collection Motherish comes from the short story, “Woman Cubed.” Dale is a contortionist preparing for an upcoming performance where Cirque recruiters will be in the…

Book Reviews

Review by Lara Lillibridge Carley Moore is an essayist, novelist, and poet. The Not Wives is her debut novel. (Last year, Mom Egg Review reviewed Moore’s debut essay collection, 16 Pills). The Not Wives, set in New York City just…