There once was a jeweler named Earl
Whose fear was the end of the world.
The pitchers of beer
Worked to silence his fears
‘Til the night he drunk-choked on a pearl.
Kristen Tsetsi is the author of The Age of the Child: a birth control ban, vigilantes on the hunt for unfit parents, and a birth explosion in one generation; parent licensing as a consequence in the next. Kristen’s 5On interview series at JaneFriedman.com offers behind-the-scenes insights into all things writing and publishing.