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  • My mother wrote this story by hand the day I was born.

    September 23
          born     10:31
          shiny , blue-pink, shiny
          put up on me , calms down,
            looks around for 5-10 min.
            Tom next to us
          he clamps down on nipple
            and tries sucking , falls
          sleeps on & off thru afternoon
          telephone calls - parents, Mrs. M., Robert, Susan
          sucks again that night
          falls asleep until 2:00 or 3:00
          cries, Tom takes him, quiets

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