On my 36th birthday


Grown-up

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

Comments

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.