It’s Not All Mary Poppins

Intimations of Mortality

“Everybody grows.”

“Yes, Emily, they do. You are growing every day.”

“Every day people are growing… except the dead ones.”


August 3, 2010 - Posted by | Emily, the things they say!

1 Comment »

  1. Ha, I’m growing but I wish it would stop.

    Also, somehow I suspect that when this child is expelled from my uterus, I won’t see any of those “clouds of glory” that we are supposed to be trailing when we’re born.

    Ah, goopy sentiment! I loved my babies from the moment I saw their goopy faces immediately after birth, but the only thing my lot were trailing immediately after birth was… afterbirth…

    Comment by IfByYes | August 4, 2010 | Reply

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