Author Archives: Laura Shovan

Laura Shovan

Laura Shovan is a Maryland poet-in-the-schools. She has written for Baltimore's Child Magazine, the Baltimore Sun, and other publications.

The Mixed Emotions of a Vasectomy

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The instant my kids lost their baby pudge – friends thought it was high time to ask, “Are you having more?” “We’re done.” Me shaking head. “Never say never,” was the answer. Or, “That’s what I said.” This from my neighbor, who patted the head of her third child, a newborn, and laughed at me. […]