Thirty Seconds Of Pure Annoyance

  Gently I try to coax you out Gently not so gently Because I can’t see past you Because I can’t speak or listen or focus on anything but you All encompassing you The slight stinging The teensy itching Because my conversation has turned to twitching Because you swallow an […]

Take it, snot rag.

  I’m going to start mainlining some immune system boosters because I don’t have time to be as sick as I am.  Hot Nerd is out of town on business for the next three days, my preschooler is making summer vacation his bitch, and our baby boy is recovering from […]

Just to leave.

Tick tock tick tock White rabbit has nothing on us Let’s brush pause pause Let’s dress pause cry pause cry wrong socks good socks bad socks Patience is a virtue – I’m a jezebel Tick tock tick tock Throw the mouse at the clock Want to eat Need to eat […]

Flashback Friday- Immediate poetry.

Today’s Flashback Friday post is from the category Immediate Poetry. Enjoy today’s poem from the archives:   Toddler In Tow. Waiting room waiting room Toddler in tow. No nap has me praying. Goldfish are my savior. “Momma up!” “down!” “out!” Wishing for peace. stroller shakes, stroller shakes Clock ticks Goldfish […]

Playground countdown.

5:30 pm Parent chorus “Casey, five more minutes!” “Mikey, three more times on the swing.” Flurry of feet Sand tornadoes Giggles “We’re going home in two minutes, Joshua!.” “Two minutes, Casey.” “One more time on the swing. Weeee!” “Okay, you can go down the slide two more times.” “One more […]