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He Said He Would Put the Kids to Bed

File under: Lying sack of dung

Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust on Unsplash

I just want to hold these limp flowers in my hand and check out. You said Trust me babe, I got this. That means the dishes, laundry, bedtime stories, everything. Archie is supposed to be asleep. Why is he screaming? Is adulting so hard? I do it every damn day.

Betsy Denson, 2021

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“‘Great things come in small packages,’ they say. But I’ve noticed small things also come in small packages.” —J.A. Taylor

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Betsy Denson

Betsy Denson

Medium Top Writer (x7). Freelancer for hire. Always looking for the interesting. www.betsydenson.com. Twitter: @BetsyDenson Facebook: @BetsyDensonWriter

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