Motherhood and the Sound of Music

If the people behind the lyrics of The Sound of Music had been mothers… Tablets on counters and matches in reach, Bright highlighter pens and cupboards with bleach. Baler twine knotted to make up some swings, These are just a few of my toddler’s things. Cream coloured carpets and crisp packets upended, Shampoo and bath gels, And Radox cartels, All emptied down pipes along with some rings, These are just a few of my toddler’s things. Sharp blades on scissors and blood gushing hither, Nursery to rush for and no time to dither. Missing in action and thinks he has … Continue reading Motherhood and the Sound of Music