Category terrible poetry

How was your day?

They tell me to appreciate These days before they’re gone,  I can’t appreciate regurgitate  Even of my angel son. We’re meant to not complain, Stay restrained, each and every one Go to Stay & Play , where I Sit & Pray I’m Not the only lonely one. A house is to be lived in not […]

Nobody Tells You

Nobody tells you It’s the best feeling ever It’s the worst feeling ever Nobody tells you   Nobody tells you Contractions are murder Labour is harder Nobody tells you   Nobody tells you You’ll bleed like a geyser You’ll feed and you’ll feed her Nobody tells you   Nobody tells you Your breasts leak all […]

A Toddler Ate my Baby

A toddler ate my baby She was lying over there Gazing at a shadow Now I can’t find her anywhere   A toddler ate my baby She was sitting over there Batting at a mobile Now I can’t find her anywhere   A toddler ate my baby She was rolling over there Turning turning back […]

Laundry Freakout

  I hang up little socks I fold up little frocks I wring out little tops Do you know that I’m a doctor?   I wipe up pools of sick Your little snots I pick I change your nappies quick Do you know that I’m a doctor?   I ‘little piggy’ on your toes I […]

Ghosts

You bite me. In my head A stern voice Says ‘Enough’. You run around At bed time. A stern voice Shouts ‘Enough!’ You fling food On the floor A stern voice Yells ‘Enough’. You cry, again Head thrown back A stern voice Barks ‘Enough’ You wake, again At 4 am A stern voice Screams ‘Enough’ […]

Sleep

A change is as good as a rest A shower’s as good as a rest A cuppa’s as good as a rest A swim is as good as a rest Fresh air is as good as a rest Nothing’s as good as a two hour nap

My Womb Smells Like Pastrami (a poem about birth)

My womb smells like pastrami I know it sounds quite barmy You arrived helped by an army Looking pink as a salami And you smelled like pastrami And because you are from me It makes so much sense, see (Well, they did butcher me)