Husband took our son To go grocery shopping: I am left alone. I look at the house Destroyed by a tornado, A brazen toddler. Elmo on TV Can’t find the fucking remote – Need more coffee NOW. Overcome by shock I vow to do my best but Write this poem instead.
I pulled a white hair out today And now it’s gone, it couldn’t stay Looking close, what did I find? Some observations, they weren’t kind: My moustache darkly growing in A new hair sprouting from my chin Wrinkles sag around my lips When I pretend to make a kiss Against the mirror I scrutinize The… Continue reading The Standard
The paycheck I work for today Will pay my bills from yesterday And what I will have in two weeks’ time I’m spending right now, it’s such a crime My monthly bills just keep piling up It’s not like I’m buying trivial stuff! Diapers and food and crap for the cats On my days off… Continue reading Entitled Millennials
The baby’s finally passed right out I hear gentle snores, no screams or pouts The hubby’s gone for his own chores, Do I dare sit or work some more? Third load of laundry being done The first two for my only son Three more upstairs in our room to do Why is this place always… Continue reading Mommy’s Sunday Blues
Sometimes we’re happy and sometimes I’m not I feel like a sequel without a real plot Some action perhaps, but the characters lacking Development, chemistry – the writers are slacking The timing is off, there’s really no spark We’re walking off set alone in the dark I hope it gets better, this feeling we’ve lost … Continue reading Friday night poem
Little baby, you are gone I’ll never get to hear your songs To watch you crawl, give you a name Our lives will never be the same You were in me, but now you’re not A little bigger than a dot You weren’t here long, I hope you know My sweet, sweet one, I loved… Continue reading A dark place
Shrieking, squealing with delight Chubby fingers gripping tight Cherub face with toothless smile I just want to stay with you awhile And hold you, flailing, in my arms But I must heed to the alarm I wish I didn’t have to go Darling boy, I love you so