In a tour of ancient brothels in Pompeii, our guide explains
a slave girl became what was taught her in the crib.

In the Vatican’s medieval tapestry, The Massacre of the Innocents,
it’s difficult to see you’re witnessing slaughter in cribs.

A California gold rush photo shows a line-up of women
on duckboards in muddy water: their tent brothels are called “cribs.”

A New Orleans photo goes viral after Katrina—
in the lower Ninth Ward, the debris high-water mark is over a crib.

July, thirty-two years ago, after four miscarriages:
my wife and I finally get to see our daughter in a crib.