Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
The ABCs of Parenting

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A baby comes;
drop everything.
Forget goals,
however indispensable.
Judge knowledge lightly.
Meekly, now:
open primers,
quote,
recycle seriously
the usual vertiginous
welcome:
xylophone, yellow,
zebra.


David Harris Ebenbach is the author of two short story collections, Between Camelots (University of Pittsburgh Press), winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, and Into the Wilderness, a collection about parenting that won the Washington Writers Publishing House Prize, forthcoming in 2012.He is also the author of a non-fiction guide to the creative process called The Artist’s Torah, forthcoming in 2013. Please visit his website for more information.


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