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Mother May I

Mother May I Mother May I is a series of linked narrative poems that explode the stereotype of the ideal mother as they explore the raw bodily realities of childbirth and parenting young children The book begins

  • Title: Mother May I
  • Author: Tina Parker
  • ISBN: 9781943977079
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mother May I is a series of linked narrative poems that explode the stereotype of the ideal mother as they explore the raw, bodily realities of childbirth and parenting young children The book begins in the midst of daily struggles that come with raising toddlers and uses flashbacks in later poems to address the themes of miscarriage, infertility, childbirth, and the compMother May I is a series of linked narrative poems that explode the stereotype of the ideal mother as they explore the raw, bodily realities of childbirth and parenting young children The book begins in the midst of daily struggles that come with raising toddlers and uses flashbacks in later poems to address the themes of miscarriage, infertility, childbirth, and the complexities of parenting The result is a collection that highlights the duality of joy and pain present in the every day, and the immediacy of death in the face of vibrant life.

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    1 thought on “Mother May I

    1. This book requires box of Kleenex and some time to absorb as it captures motherhood the way only a profound poet could possibly do. Oh, my. Birthing, childcare, raging feelings, not having answers for the deep questions even a toddler can ask, the never ending household tasks, and the complexities of raising children are topics interwoven with poignant, precise, profound short poetic phrases. IVF and miscarriages are some of the topics. Life with toddlers described beautifully:"She has not lived [...]

    2. This poetry took my breath away. Tina has taken bits and pieces of motherhood that resound deeply in my own mother heart. This one in particular really got to me.I AM NEEDEDMy shoulders are tightFrom pulling away

    3. Beautiful and gritty in much the way of life, I found myself moved to tears several times re-living moments of motherhood through these poems. Extra added bonus, I KNOW The POET! <3

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