Whatís Going On With You?

What did I do? What did I say? I know
I am only a man, but, if you will just try
to make me understand, Iíd appreciate it so.
There must be some reason, some explanation why
you change your mood so suddenly, bursting into
tears over the smallest of things. We were happy
just now, before the tears began to flow. Do you
even know why everything has become a calamity?
Are you sick? Youíve been skipping breakfast lately.
Youíre always tired. Your nerves stay frayed constantly.
Must be those female hormones making you such a beast!
Iím thinking PMS; you havenít had a period in nine weeks at leastÖ..

Harry Edward Gilleland      12.30.01    printer friendly