Writing enables me to answer that longing by bringing forth not only a group of real-people-other writers, but a larger group of unknown potential readers; anonymous but nevertheless potent companions on a similar path.

Maria Sirois’ blog post on the ‘Out of the Mouths of Babes’ blog series reveals her longing, both in her parenting and her writing.

And come see ‘Out of the Mouths of Babes: An Evening of Mothers Reading to Others’ Friday March 2, 2012 at Blodgett Hall, Simon’s Rock College of Bard.