Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Brevity

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how I loved
picking the dried
colostrum off my nipples.

ready? no, not yet.

like peeling glue off
my childhood hand,

but hitting the air and mixing
to a state of something new;
a bit of matter suddenly external
and too quickly removed.


Tracy Lucas is a writer, book editor, longtime stepmom of two, and recent biological mother of one. She and her husband own Four Square Creative, an editing and design firm near Nashville, Tennessee. Two of her previous hats include assistant editor at Good Health for Kids! magazine (now closed) and journalist for the Westview Newspaper. When fighting the muse gets old and the laundry monster wins, she can either be found at her notebook, scribbling furiously, or at her blog, procrastinating with passion.


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