The medicine of writing--and the medicine of robins and fungal filaments and stars and acorns--is the understanding that we're all made of the same material. --Sarah Sentilles

How to Write Love

How to Write Love

Jun 12, 2021-- "Stranger Care is Sarah Sentilless heartbreaking, heart-expanding account of her relationship with her foster daughter, Coco--although saying that is a bit like saying Walden is a book about a pond. It is, but ponds are just the beginning. It is, and yet, well never look at ponds the same way again. After Stranger Care, Ill never look at mothers the same way again. Or daughters. Or parenting. Or caregiving. This book is about loving Coco, and letting her go. Its a book about loving her birth mother, Evelyn. It's a book about the systems that structure our care and how fallible they are; how we might care for one another in more expansive ways that reach beyond the boundaries of biology and the nuclear family, even beyond the species; how we might learn from the systems of caregiving that sustain the natural world all around us." (2784 reads)


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