That was then, this is now (continued)…

From tiny hands and lots of sleeping,

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to a bounty of smiles,

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(even with an insanely runny nose…thanks to the infinite process of teething)

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to big girl feet in the grass,

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and still some sleeping (this was the crash post-birthday fete).

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About jessicaepierce

Jessica Pierce has worked a a farm hand, file clerk, bicycle mechanic and teaching poet. After taking up space every where from the San Joaquin Valley to Arkansas to Boston to Guatemala to India to Oakland, she now lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, a sitar player, and their two year old daughter. As the lead teacher and language arts teacher at an alternative school outside of Portland, she works with high school students at risk of dropping out. She also teaches summer creative writing classes at St. Mary's Academy in downtown Portland. Her work has been published in the Painted Bridge Quarterly, the Christian Science Monitor weekly magazine, outwardlink.net, The Times of India (Kolkata), and the Northwest Review, which nominated her for Meridian magazine’s 2007 Best New Poets anthology. She’s had the privilege of studying with Rosanna Warren, Dorianne Laux, Pimone Triplett, Sam Witt and Jorie Graham.
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2 Responses to That was then, this is now (continued)…

  1. Linda Cavallero says:

    she’s perfect from head to toe! lucky mommy and daddy; lucky baby; awesomely fierce family!!

  2. Denise says:

    She’s beautiful. Can’t wait to see her in May.

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