what to (un)expect

(for Abigail Joy) 

we like to say you were planned 
but not scheduled. 
we wanted two, 
and you 
came just 16 months after your bro. 

for 5 years or so, 
we didn’t know 
what we would do. 

but you knew. 
all girlie-giggle smiles 
and unexpected Joy. 

Written for Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge.

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