Treasure Island

Tyler Wilcox


An Unexpected Daughter


An unexpected daughter came today
In the oh-so regular way

Like mail unflinchingly delivered.
The scent of her delivery

Feminine and obscene;  
The bridal veil so flagrantly wasted

On a boastful and brash baby boy
Swaddled in blue linens.

Two pink tender fists stand ready
To smooth masculine kiss.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 15, 2013
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