Category Health

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

NESTLING Small bird heart races as you Chip away towards the light. No one can help you be born— Too soon and you will not survive. It will take its right time. When you emerge, You find your flock awaiting— Arms, like tree branches, That were there always— Strong, enfolding, protecting, To support you And […]

Kevin Young: Poetry and Anatomical Gifts

Photo of my father on his honeymoon. *** Radio interruptus: I started to listen to Terry Gross interview Kevin Young on Fresh Air last month. My listening was interrupted by a call from my aunt and I just now finished listening to this radio piece. This interview combines two of my passions: poetry and the […]