Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Stigmata

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I bear in my body
the stigmata of perfectionism
shoulders locked
vertebrae fused
neck aching
arms sore
as if it's not enough
to bring in one grocery
bag at a time


Kate Madden Yee is a freelance writer, California native, and the astonished mother of two boys. She writes about spirituality and women’s health. Her work has appeared in AuntMinnie.com, BioMechanics Magazine, East Bay Express, the East Bay Monthly, Health magazine, New Village Press’s Works of Heart, Parents’ Press, and the Temescal History Project.


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