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Cry kick scream poop pee smelly messy stinky diaper Undress warm water powder cream skin navel wiper Dress up look big eyes ththwarth poop pee kick scream and cry Undress re-diaper wet jet change again he's dry Cry rock pat bundle cradle cuddle pacify Sing nursery rhyme nope try another lullaby Lay flat on side pat cuddle coo count baby sheep Shut eyes clench fists now listen breathing peaceful sleep Cry crinkle face look left reach right pump piston jaws Suck in strong vacuum going at it wide-eyed pause Feed several times each night don't sleep past early seven Sit worry wonder fret despair he smiles heaven
From Sonnets in Six: The Birth of a Son by A.A.Talbert
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