Believe in the Cycle of Life

First you’re born in great de-queefing.
Doctor’s slap begins your breathing.
Then you learn to talk while teething.
Soon you date–and use some sheathings?
Celebrate with gifts and wreathings.
Suffer passings with bereaving.
Then when done, you’ll too be leaving.

WordPress daily writing prompt (believe).

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Mermaid’s Breath of Life

In response to the prompt Write a poem about a mermaid.

I met a lovely maiden once,
While drowning in the sea.
I was thrashing like a dunce,
And she was watching me.

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