The Moment the Stick Turns Blue

A poem

Ashley Shannon
Jun 11, 2020 · 1 min read

Sitting on the toilet
I’m cursing to myself
The timer on my phone counting
Seconds that turn into minutes
Waiting and waiting

How did I get to this place again
Everyone knows I said no more
I never wanted to be a mother
Yet here I am again, alone
Waiting to see if the…