On my 36th birthday


Was it for this I uttered prayers,
And sobbed and cursed and kicked the stairs,
That now, domestic as a plate,
I should retire at half-past eight?

-- Edna St. Vincent Millay


Rachel said…
She's one of my favorite poets and, as usual, she's spot on. Happy 36! I'll be joining you in this new and exciting demographic in 4 days.