Posts Tagged: Nicole Walker
First, in the Saturday Essay, Nicole Walker considers her relationship with her partner, Erik, and the ways that raising children fray that relationship. When they sleep apart, the absent intimacy of the shared bed becomes a symbol for their difficulties and for the “notion of ‘one.'” When Walker draws a line between two different kinds of personalities, she must decide where she and her partner fit into the equation....more
Call the Clock
I was a little envious. I’d only ever had one
and he— cat o’ hearts—he had nine.
He traded them in every time they got broken.