Monday, 6 July 2009

Vital Statistics

Here’s a thing.

My son’s vital statistics are;

chest and waist 100 centimeters, hips the same.

He’s like a column,  tube or cylinder.

 

And there are more statistics vital ;

-       he dances 10 times more often than me

-       he smiles 3 times more often

-       he hugs 2 times more

-       he sings – ditto –

 

Dance and smile, hug and sing:

like when honey oozes onto your tongue,

claggy with succulence melting your bones;

everything’s vital, hang the statistics.


Now there’s a thing.

 

6 comments:

  1. Your statistics drew a picture that might be close, and might be off, but left a vivid impression nonetheless.

    I'm glad he has cause to dance, sing and hug.

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  2. You help to show me how the power of words can alter one's peception. It seems as though you can change your experience of anything thru words &, in doing so, somehow change the thing itself. Your son is on the verge of taking wing, at least in my mind. Keep Going. Thanks

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  3. Enjoyed quite well. Thank you!

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  4. "everything's vital, hang the statistics." ...I like that. :-)

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