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At 38 Weeks, Wondering

Catherine Belling, PhD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, United States (Fall 2012) 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 […]