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K e l l y   F o r d o n


Staying Home with Baby


your room 

like opening the door 

on the sun 

moments I catch 

and eat 

but babble on 

and my head 

starts to ache 

my feet stick 

to the kitchen floor. 


such a small clock 

such a loud sound 

giant laughing specters 

on the TV 

more food 

and dust 

and seeping plastic bags 

while you dance 

every pot and pan 

a band 

there are small 

joy popsicles 

I suck on 

sometimes I sit 


on the floor 


this is worthwhile 

this is worthwhile 

this is worthwhile 




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