Browsing: Curated

M.A.M.A.
M.A.M.A. – Saskia Saunders and Martha Joy Rose

The ProCreate Project, the Museum of Motherhood and the Mom Egg Review are pleased to announce the 29th edition of this scholarly discourse, in which art and words intersect  to explore the wonder and the challenges of motherhood. Using words…

Body Image
Body Image – A MER VOX Folio

For women body image can be fraught with conflict and cognitive dissonance. We are inundated with body images from the advertising and media world that are not representative of the full spectrum of womanhood … that don’t reflect the changes…

Grief and Loss
Breena Clarke – Fifteen

Breena Clarke Fifteen for Najeeb Walid Harb (1974 – 1989) He stands behind a screened door, mesh inside a wooden frame, the old kind from the earliest part of my childhood. This iconic door is meant to let…

Grief and Loss
Amber Flame

Amber Flame I was unprepared for my mother’s sudden death to bear gifts. Learning about grief and loss is a lonesome journey, filled with heartbreaking revelations and insights that I am always unprepared for. “They never talk about ____________”…

Grief and Loss
Lynne Connor – Language of Grief

Lynne Connor Language of Grief I come from unreliable narrators. I come from my birthmother’s womb. I was next to her heart for nine months. And then I wasn’t. Who she was—Unkown. I was born in Korea—South or North—most…

Grief and Loss
Regina Jamison – Poems

Regina Jamison “I love this picture of my mom and myself. Here she looks small and vulnerable, but I remember her as a powerhouse, a great force within our household.” Regina Jamison’s poetry…

Grief and Loss
Sonia Jaffe Robbins – Audiences

Sonia Jaffe Robbins Audiences My mother died the same week as J.D. Salinger and Howard Zinn. She was an original red diaper baby, born right after the Russian Revolution; her father was an early member of the American…

Grief and Loss
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor – Poems

CHERYL BOYCE-TAYLOR STILL THE SWEETEST WORDS I EVER HEARD: Mom, I found my girl, she reminds me of you. Her name is Deisha. Mom I’m getting married walk me down the aisle. Mom I’m coming home for your birthday…

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