Posts tagged January 5 2008
birthdays

As Evan leaps circles through the house squealing “3-2-1 BLASTOFF!” Ben is agog. Seeing it turns my heart to mush, two brothers slipping into big and baby roles. Evan thinks Ben is hysterical. Ben thinks Evan is a superhero. And I think what they say about the capacity of hearts is true, that the mathematical effect of procreation is measured not with division but with multiplication.

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