Burkina Boy

Basically, just a love letter to my 5-year-old son. Having encountered his delightful being at such a relatively late period in life, a little over two years ago now, shows me that whatever we think it is and whatever we think we are — the truth is far, far more than that.

[ I’ll have two hot dogs, ok? ; Toddler Justice League ; At the waterjets ; Convalescing: ain’t too bad ]

I know, and can tell you with exactitude, the very instant I became a father…

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tanka ’18 (at the tech conference)


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Note: A tanka is a Japanese short poem form akin to a haiku, but with a five line structure built of 5-7-5-7-7 syllables. The spirit of these sentiments were wonderfully anticipated by Walt Whitman in 1865 with his ‘When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer’, though I consider the contemporary picture to be far more hellish. ( Whitman’s poem and a decent recitation ).

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