21 August 2018

roo meets avo




in which roo meets an avocado. 
eager at first, then lukewarm, then spoon-grabbin', this boy. 

seems right his california-hailing mom should begin with that large-pitted sun fruit. 

it was difficult and beautiful, trying and tender, to give my son sustenance from a source outside my body. it was like taking him to another country. ocean-crossing. but it is more than a garden of delights to see roo go go go and grow. my milky honey love plumping by night and rising rooster-like crowing with new tricks. and now, newest magic trick, he takes a spoon and devours earth.

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