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At 38 Weeks, Wondering

Catherine Belling, PhD Chicago, Illinois, USA Poet’s statement: This poem suggests, from the point of view of an uncomfortably pregnant near-term woman, a possible origin story for humans’ upright posture with its ironic disadvantages for pregnancy and childbirth. At 38 weeks, wondering How many legs does God have? Two, you say, of course, like us. […]