The Exponent Blog


Guest Post: Talismans

By Bird In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, at the MPCE (Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation), we worked in a high white room reached by narrow marble stairs at the top of the building. We drank...


Yes, You’re Small, But Small is Not Nothing

The weekend after I gave birth, a friend sent me a poem. She’d written it months before, early in this pregnancy, on a day when I thought I might have started to miscarry. At...