The Best Literary Writing About Mothers and Motherhood

Browsing: Ruben Free and Mosley – Stretch Marks

Poems on the theme of “Stretch Marks” by writers in English living in Israel, curated by Alana Ruben Free and Akilah Mosley.

Poetry
Mother by Batnadiv HaKarmi Weinberg

We sit in the kitchen my grandmother, my mother, me listening to the susurration of water boiling on the stove. Once the bottle is sterile, a careful spoon of powdered formula— my nephew needs to be fed every hour filling…

Poetry
Make a Name by Shoshana Sarah

Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves; otherwise we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth.” Genesis…