Infertility (Day 27)

(Another day of the NaPoWriMo exercise.)


Pictures of disingenuous lesbians
on the bathroom floor
pants around ankles
cup in hand
performance anxiety

Middle aged women discuss
grandchildren beyond the door
wife and mother-in-law waiting
he attempts arousal
everybody knows

Tadpoles in a Petri dish
still, possibly dead
In smaller numbers than expected
all of which adds up to



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2 Responses to Infertility (Day 27)

  1. aliciakhoo says:

    Wonderful poem on a subject not written about frequently in poetry!

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