Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
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Rock a bye baby, cradle broke
and down came baby bunting
hunting for daddy when the ring
turned to glass. Laid
me down to sleep, prayed
my soul would not keep
hush, little baby, would not run
away moon or bless that
God who takes and takes.


Suzanne Edison was recently awarded two grants to complete a chapbook of poems dealing with living with a child with a chronic illness. Two other poems were chosen for new choreography by Bellingham Repertory Dancers in ’08. She lives with her daughter and husband in Seattle, Washington. Other work has appeared in Cascade, The Washington Poets Association anthology; Face to Face: Women Writers on Faith, Mysticism and Awakening; whispers & [shouts]; and Literary Mama, and is forthcoming in Pearl.


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