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​Dear Atom, You Do Not Want Children. Love, Atom

This song is by Atom And His Package and appears on the album Attention Blah Blah Blah (2002).

Opened up a letter, I wrote to myself.
It was postmarked 7 years before.
What are the reasons why I don't want no babies?
I will not insult intelligence and sit here and name these.
I knew then that later, I was going to ignore.

A change on the inside?
Or a switch on the outside?
We're going down, down, down, down, down.

I have two important pieces of paper now.
This one says "give this boy a job".
But they don't come too often anymore.
The other says, "you two love each other very very much".
So celebration flows but sanction ebbs.
Can you believe I want a child now?
After so much whining, and resistance to

A change on the inside?
Or a switch on the outside?
We're going down, down, down, down, down.

You were always talking about
Whoa oh oh,
You were always talking about
Whoa oh oh.

What modification is next?
Please don't be spiritual solution.
Do I need to write a letter to myself?
Stop. Judge. Evolution!

A change on the inside?
Or a switch on the outside?
We're going down, down, down, down, down.