The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Motherhood is the
battle against the second law of
It’s the giant
to your own decaying body.
It’s the daily struggle
to create order out of chaos:
to wipe up shit
and pick up toys.
of the universe’s slow slide into entropy.
The heat death of the universe is something
to look forward to.
In the meantime there’s
Disney on Ice.
Daphne Alroy is a homemaker in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Image credit: “NASA Rocket Experiment Finds the Universe Brighter Than We Thought,” NASA Goddard Space Flight Center CC, flickr.com/gsfc.
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