For my FridayFlash crew and all the parents out there who’ve had days like these:)
Inspiring Soundtrack: The Parent Rap – Bluefish TV
Such a calm and docile Mom was Jennifer Jay
Such a model parent in almost every way
She had twin boys, mischievous and spry
Testing her limits daily, they were sneaky and sly
Taunting with their antics for every passerby
Sanity was a balancing act she won from sheer will
The scales never tipped
An especially trying grocery trip had given her fill
And the calm and docile Mom wanted to kill
The tether finally snapped around aisle three
If animals could eat their offspring, then so could she
Her blood pressure soared, her vision blurred
The rushing of rage was all that she heard
With expletives vying for first seething word
The dam had broken, time to mop up the floor
With the pair of little stinkers bolting for the door
Jennifer Jay was angry now, burning to the core
They didn’t shop with Mommy anymore
© 2013 Samantha Redstreake Geary
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4 thoughts on “Shopping Cart DareDevils”
I bet they’re actually taking her for granted a month later. God bless them if the lesson sticks!
HA! The lesson rarely sticks beyond the first half hour:)
I can so relate to your little ditty. Very good, but such a pity. Kinda’ like the little shopping horrors. You remind me of this, all to familiar situation in the supermarket. ‘Responsible’ adults have been known to allow their children to cling on backwards to the front of these trolleys of folly. Gee, why is there a little kid yelling hysterically under the display of now broken jars of peanut butter? Hell, he looks like he’s covered in sh**!
Ah, yes, the shopping trips from hell we all know and loath:) Thanks, Gary!