by John Stevens

The diaper fell to the floor
assisted by a tiny hand.
A grin spread from ear to ear
“I am free and here I stand.”

Freedom is short lived it seemed
On it goes, “I must have dreamed.”

“I try so hard to be cool.”
“They said something, about a stool.”

Sixteen months and training for,
The Riviera… “I’m out the door!”



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