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Esther Ehrlich

Esther Ehrlich lives and writes in Berkeley, California.

— From February 2000
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories


This is what my mother, in the end, couldn’t bear: the forward rush of possibility, the hum of new life buzzing in the air as winter opens to spring. Surrounded by such sweet promise, she felt as empty as a footprint pressed in dried mud.

February 2000
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