This magic was posted by Tammy Buchanan and I loved it so much that I asked her if I could post it here.
He will not sleep in a bed, he will not sleep upon his head.
He will not sleep in a crib, he will not sleep – I do not fib.
Not in a car, not in a boat, not in a fluffy winter coat.
He will not sleep in my arms, he will not sleep to his daddy’s charms.
He will not sleep after crying, he will not sleep – you think I’m lying?
Not in a pram, not on a tram, not in an afternoon traffic jam.
He will not sleep on my boob, he will not sleep whilst watching the tube.
He will not sleep with the blankets I bought, he will not sleep – I kid you not.
Not if I wear him, not if I bounce him, not if I pray to the sleep gods above him.
I’ve given him baths, I’ve offered him cash.I promised a pony, a puppy, an Ivy League school – I told him I’d always be there to wipe up his drool.
It’s been 13 months and he’s awake every two hours.
Do I get a medal, a diamond, some flowers?
Please tell me it’ll get better, please help me keep my head.
Aww fuck it, he’s up.
I’ll sleep when I’m dead.