Screwed

screwed

Contemptuous sighs and lethal stink-eyes
Silent treatments that last for days
Their digits double, omnipotent
Our IQs fail by half, dotage
Teen years, an exhausting level
Of parenting purgatory
Still, I survive

The Trifecta challenge this week is: Survive [noun \ sər-ˈvīv\] 3: to continue to function or prosper despite : withstand

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21 thoughts on “Screwed

  1. That photograph is amazing.
    Lethal stink eyes is so perfect! Just as my 22 yr. old finally leaves it behind her, Miss 13 yr. old enters. *sigh*

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  2. Though not a laughing matter,it made me laugh:-)Being a Mom to a teenager is a toughie-am lucky that mine is not that crazy & loves me oodles:-)Very well put-loved the words-”Our IQs fail by half”:-)

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