Regina, Holy Terror, Mother and Child

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Issue VII: Winter 2011

by Charles Fatone For three months my mother’s mental and physical condition began an accelerated deterioration. Between searching for 95-year-old legal documents to photocopy and mail and losing my eye-glasses, I’m frayed and rattled. I phone her the day before visiting. “Mother… Mother?” That is how she insists on being called. She is needy for […]