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Ode to a Wet Swimsuit

Shall I compare thee to a punishment?Thou art as pleasant, and as sweet to take.Thy stubbornness, so inconvenient,Makes restless toddlers seem a piece of cake.When first I stepped into this bathroom stall,My hopes were high, my children, well-behaved.Alas! My aspirations hit a wall.For patience and agility I prayed.The fabric squelching, cups adrift, I triedTo balance… Continue reading Ode to a Wet Swimsuit