A First Conversation With My Principito and Other Poems

By Cynthia Yancey A First Conversation With My Principito Propped up on a soft, comfortable pillow, This terribly colicky baby boy looks momentarily happy. A smile transforms his face, He makes clear eye contact with his old grandma, An enthusiastic lilt to her voice. “So, what’s up, little boy?” Knowing what happens when kids Keep … Continue reading A First Conversation With My Principito and Other Poems

When Fearlessness Fades

By Cynthia Yancey Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! my oldest son texted me. Can I take you flying this afternoon? Yes! I immediately texted back, happy to be remembered. Happy to think of getting back up over these lovely, old mountains in one of those tiny, little planes like I used to fly myself. The day … Continue reading When Fearlessness Fades