Cleverness, or: Meaningfulness

A dribble cleverness has fewer letters than meaningfulness \\ comes more readily \\ I lean upon it like a crutch \\ looks like I am running The dribble The dribble is a brief poem consisting of exactly 100 letters (not 100 characters—spaces and punctuation are not counted). The name of the dribble is derived from… Continue reading Cleverness, or: Meaningfulness

First impressions of first grade

Today in the stairwell of our apartment building, our upstairs neighbors asked our six-year-old daughter if she's feeling excited about going into first grade next week. She responded, "Yes, I am, but my father is even more excited." Now, subtlety was never my strong suit, but, to be fair, my wife is also very excited.… Continue reading First impressions of first grade

d’Verse Poet Pub break

Keeping busy during break Next week, d'Verse Poet Pub will be returning from a two-week summer break, which I am really looking forward to. d'Verse has been a major part of my WordPress blogging experience since my launch of the Skeptic's Kaddish just over one year ago; the community members are such lovely people... and… Continue reading d’Verse Poet Pub break