My World When I was 26 my world Was 24,000 miles around. Just before I turned 39 my world was Only 21 inches long And I could circumnavigate It with my arms. My world has pleading brown eyes And I trawled the backstreets And sand driven cross roads For each type, shape and texture Of teat to satisfy the open needs of My world's perfect mouth. My world has my nose and I Wake each morning to the sound of Tooth brushing moans, knotted hair Complaints, lip balm demands And chocolate chip cookie breakfasts, All ready for my world's most boring day ever. Now I'm 46 at a stretch my world Can turn on the bathroom light, Play football with the big boys, Be a silent ninja master, Swim and dive like a super-mer-pup, And make a glitter messy my world face. My world is running around In the playground, Trailing the trim-trail, Running the race to end all races While smiling with her Smiggle-lunchbox, All for the runner-up in my world's world.
Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, was born on this day in 1729.
Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, British Princess, was born today in 2015.