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My Mother

Vivian Montgomery Her Study, Her Story My mother kept the door to her study open at all times. This is how we knew her work was meant to be interrupted, a sideline to us, a thing she did when there…

My Mother

Golda Solomon She Did the Best She Could Friday nights at dusk she lit the Sabbath candles. Her ritual: hold a lit wooden match to the bottom of each tapered candle, melting the wax so the candle stood on its own in the silver…

Mother is Speaking Mother is Speaking

Mother is Speaking: An MER VOX folio Curated by Keisha-Gaye Anderson Mother is speaking. She is the quiet voice that speaks the loudest, especially when we are out of balance. From state violence to a global health crisis, the call for…

HOME Virtual Reading

Heather Haldeman 127 Fremont Place From Mom Egg Review 18 – HOME  Mon Egg – Heather from The Stable Cable News Program on Vimeo. Heather Haldeman lives in Pasadena, California. Her work has been published in The Christian Science…

Prose

Laura Dennis It’s Not Always Headline News Every morning, the same routine. Sip my coffee. Scan the news. Gasp at the pain in my gut. The headlines alone drive me to close my laptop and stare off into space.…

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