The Boundaries of the (M)other

Reviving the Idea of Maternal Finitude

“The murderous alternation between bitter resentment and raw-edged nerves, and blissful gratification and tenderness.”

“Did you hurt yourself, my son?”

“She knew, I was certain, or should since the signs where there that I was an inadequate mother.”

Footnotes

Creative Writing student in Nottingham. Published by The London Magazine, Ambit, Firewords, Poetry Society, The Moth, Acumen, etc. On Twitter as @VitovaDenisa

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