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thinks I'm still pregnant

 

strollers

stretch mark creams

leggings

that grow

as your belly expands

 

spend your money

on that which no longer exists!

(and here's a former friend's baby in between ads!)

 

why haven't you

caught up?

I no longer

hover, click

you idiot

 

by week 10

 

(when I've been unpregnant

for as long as I was pregnant)

 

fertility supplements

instead of bassinets

 

stupid,

unmoored,

sad and

desperate,

 

I click and hover.

 

Lisie Clark is a poet and therapist who lives in Oakland, California who has been trying to make sense of life through poetry since she was little. She finds meaning in helping people be kinder to themselves and relate to their lives with compassion and curiosity. She has two kitties, a very kind partner, and a cat-shaped Karaoke machine in her house.


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