Tuesday, April 20, 2010


An IRL IF friend shared this poem with me, and I wanted to share it with you. It comes from the "Writer's_Almanac" and is perfect.

Here's the first part of the poem.

Useful Advice

You're 37? Don't you think that maybe
It's time you settled down and had a baby?

No wine? Does this mean happy news? I knew it!

Hey, are you sure you two know how to do it?

All Dennis has to do is look at me
And I'm knocked up.
                                  Some things aren't meant to be.
It's sad, but try to see this as God's will.

I've heard that sometimes when you take the Pill—

... to read more, go here

Got any favorite IF poems to share?


Leslie said...


Poppet said...

LOVE this!

Priscilla said...

Wow...that is really good. It captures it all.

Anonymous said...

BARF. I hate all those things.


Jenni said...

Thanks - all the ass-vice you could need, in one location, presented attractively. Honestly though, the author did capture the feeling perfectly!

Mrs. Gamgee said...

This is a great poem... I don't know of any others, but Mel's song "Aunt Jane Knows More Than My RE" is along the same lines and is hysterical!


Rach said...

LOL. Thats great!

Anonymous said...

The drugs really suck
and cycles are a slog
but thankfully for the infertile world
someone invented the blog

ok - maybe I just made this up.