You smile back, give me a chaste kiss,
and tell me you are happy.
It's what we wanted;
Our minds agree we have done the right thing.
Yet, when you suggested to me some months
before I graduated high school that
we should have a baby, I told you no.
But not long after graduation, I changed my mind.
So now I am expecting and looking forward
to the baby with me that I allowed you to create.
My mind is happy, and I continue to smile.
However, deep in my mind the answer of nothing
lies within; but the question to the answer,
I dare not ask myself now. Maybe NEVER ask myself!
Now that I have graduated high school with
no jobs prospects nor any more schooling desired,
I do not ask myself:
What else was there to do?
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