At her new home base of eastern Vermont, a young mother gives over her mountain energy to her children’s needs. “I wander these pathless woods, my baby strapped to my chest, as an attempt to reassert control over my body after the violence of pregnancy, of motherhood. This wandering is body work.”
Heidenreich, Emily Mitchell
"WATERMAN FUND ESSAY WINNER: On Ceding Control: Motherhood in a Pathless Landscape,"
Appalachia: Vol. 70:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.dartmouth.edu/appalachia/vol70/iss1/8