HUMOR, Kids, Pets, Poetry, self preservation, single parenting

Naptime gone wrong…

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I lay horizontal
As if there’s some other way,
It’s all I want to do really
Just eat, sleep and stay.

But,  alas, there’s slamming,
And banging,  and bouncing,
And barking,  and growling,
And laughing, and crying.

How absurd to think I can just be,
In the midst of all this chaos,
And mayhem,  and tomfoolery!
Sleep? Really? Did you mean weep?

Ah yes, weep, that sounds more like it!
Cry like a baby needing her blanket.
Perhaps that’ll get me the attention I need,
And for once I’ll be pampered like a queen.

Yeah, wishful thinking, I know, I know,
But it’s all I’ve got in this moment of woe.
Deep breaths, count from 10, close my eyes,
Doze, oh crap, what the heck is that NOISE!

 


Image source: Google images
Contents compiled: October 1 2016
Originally published: October 2 2016
Copyright © 2016 Moylom Enterprises


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12 thoughts on “Naptime gone wrong…”

    1. As I got older my mom would say, “Wait, one day you will have kids, just wait!”

      I used to wonder what was her rush for wanting me to have kids. Little did I know she was patiently waiting for “payback”! 😁

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