You will see a tall, dark tooth

  Your baby grows a tooth, then two, and four, and five, then she wants some meat directly from the bone. It’s all   over: she’ll learn some words, she’ll fall in love with cretins, dolts, a sweet talker on his way to jail. And you,   your wife, get old, flyblown, and rue nothing. […]


Billy Collins, please save the baby!

  Baby Listening by Billy Collins According to the guest information directory, baby listening is a service offered by this seaside hotel.   Baby listening—not a baby who happens to be listening, as I thought when I first checked in.   Leave the receiver off the hook the directory advises, and your infant can be […]