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Packing Up Newborn Clothing Is Hard

Poetry

Photo by Heike Mintel on Unsplash

She held the one-month-old
onesie to her face
breathed it in

the way
it was bathed
in Dreft detergent

smelt like honeysuckle
or cotton candy
she cried

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D. Sow

D. Sow

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Assistant Professor of English. Wife. Mother. Poet. Event Coordinator. Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Advocate. Filipina & Romanian. Lives in CA.