Annotated by: Squier, Harriet
A mother reflects on the developing body of her unborn child, her own contribution to its development, and her hopes that her daughter will grow to cherish her body and to know the love it can hold.
Well written poem/prose piece about a mother’s love toward her unborn daughter, and about the kind of empowerment she hopes to provide her as she grows up.
First published: 1987 (Coffee House Press: Minneapolis, Minn.)
I Am Becoming the Woman I’ve Wanted
Sandra Haldeman Martz