Nitpicking

It’s easy to burn the energy to pick nits,
For the parent who always shows up less than they agreed to,
Externalizing all the time and expenses of parenthood
Onto someone they can’t be bothered to treat with any respect,
And only paying like fifteen dollars a day in child support for all that effort,
That they so vocally find deficient.

I know fresh fruit is better for growing children,
But they’ve got this pandemic on.
So maybe I’ll keep my grocery trips few and far between,
Because it’s not like you could be depended on
To show up and care for our kid if I get sick,
Even on the days you agreed to in court.

Thanks for the input, quitter.