No sun — no moon!
No morn — no noon —
No dawn — no dusk — no proper time of day —
No distance looking blue —
No road — no street — no “t’other side the way.”
—Thomas Hood (1798-1845) “No”
I am almost positive this is the description of a day in the life of a mom.
No noon? Yep. No time to eat lunch, for sure.
No morn? Not if you’re up all night, nope. No such thing.
No proper time of day? That’s IT! EXACTLY! Oh, it’s day? Oh. Okay . . .
That’s what that distant blue is, isn’t it. Hmm.
Here in these four walls,
connected by two halls,
no matter nature calls,
or if the toddler falls,
or if the baby bawls,
or carburetor stalls,
or dog the mathbook mauls:
Mom to the table crawls
And has her lunchtime!