Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
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           the acacia is singing
trumpeting
bloom

and little Ruby's in heat--
         sniffed out and humped
     in the pod heavy
shade

           then, there is
this wild moon
                        fat yellow
and balmy

listen,

I'll say to him,
changing.


Heather Angier’s poetry has appeared in numerous journals and two chapbooks: Crooked and Nest. She completed an MFA in English and Creative Writing from Mills College, just days before having her first baby. But that was long ago.


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