23 feb 2019, TY Seven Dials

Double Espresso. They tell you all about

the terrible twos.

The crying and questioning of everything

the restlessness, the crazy outbursts,

all that defiance, my Lord.


do they tell you about the terrible thirties?

They are the same

only with an extra pinch of desperation,

something that resembles Catholic guilt

even if you're not one,

and an all-around feeling that

you saw the entire world naked

at once.