Life is never boring
Boys will be boys
It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt
How can I watch my children learn everything the hard way?
Why haven’t they figured out that their family is a safe
buffer from the world rather than the enemy?
I couldn’t sleep waiting for the other shoe to drop
It fell and resulted in two sons in jail.
My Child has no consequence from the court for his act of passion.
Eldest Surly Reverie may have to go to the county jail
for defending himself if he is found guilty of domestic violence.
My Child, the instigator, was released and went to a sports camp the same day.
Head in my hands and a ball in my stomach
I listened to the facts as they slammed into my skull.
Ridiculous, heinous negligence, unsupervised teenage boys.
Silent Sentinel observed all silently
(What other way would he have viewed it?)
That’s why I call him the Silent Sentinel