Cover Photo: A Black American baby napping peacefully on their mother's back
Photograph by Barbara Verge/Unsplash

The Stink of Motherhood

After a few moments of fawning and cooing, I interjected from outside the circle with a shy raised hand: “Hi, I’m the mom.”

Don’t come in, don’t come in



The next day?

Let’s goooo!

Khaholi Bailey is the author of the forthcoming essay collection Miseducation of a '90s Baby from CLASH books. Her fiction and essays have appeared in Flapperhouse, Breadcrumbs and Midnight and Indigo. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.