“It’s not hard,” she said. “Here, I’ll show you.”
“You make a circle …” she demonstrated. “Then you make eyes and mouth and little bit of hair and hands and legs. See?”
She held the drawing up to show me. Lines for arms and legs sprouted out of the crooked circle ‘head,’ topped by a few smaller lines of a sparse mohawk.
“Then,” she planted the paper back on the table, “you go to the hospital and the doctor makes magic and it’s a baby.”
For The Daily Post