The Morning Menagerie

Why did we buy an alarm?
Why not a dog
A cat
Or a myna bird?

For, you see,
the real alarm
Is me
(The yelling mom.)

But a dog
A cat
A myna bird
Might do the job as well;

For,
When the carpool’s at the curb
I’m barking
Pacing
Repeating repeating repeating
As they do;

While the children lumber
-Like bison-
Out the door.

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Photo Credit: Jonathan Mast

©2019 Chelsea Owens

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