Trilogy: A Birth Cycle
Comb-bound: 40 pp.
Trilogy: A Birth Cycle, a volume of eighteen chronologically arranged pieces, is a gentle recollection of one couple’s first experiences with conception, pregnancy, and childbirth, exploring their fears, hopes, and joys as they face impending parenthood and the "covenant of pure earthly worship" they form as a new family.
Being born, seeing before the beginning,
To uninformed inspirations, breathing love songs
Being born in ginger fields powdered with curry,
Two sleeps lined with ginkgo and bonsai trees,
Gentle as babies' bellies...scented in sweet oleander,
From none, one minute, to triumvirate, whose emergence