Every parent should be aware of this threat, and carefully consider whether to give your child milk.
Boy wakes up and finds a mess.
Pants are soaked and bed is wet.
Mother hears cries of distress,
enters and is less than impressed.
Bed and boy are stripped, reclothed.
Fabric piled, still damp and cold.
While at the laundy, to him she says,
“no more milk before bed.”
[Response to Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty]
Admittedly, I came a bit late to the party on this challenge, but felt compelled to write one anyway.