Fergus has started posting Daddy haiku, which is just a neat idea. So many experiences are too subtle for words, and, if you must describe them, it’s best to use as few words as possible. This is certainly the case with being a dad.
Haiku is my favorite form of poetry. I’m terrible at writing traditional haiku, but I’m good with syllables, and can easily count to seventeen:
Don’t Tell Mommy
you and your mother
are often alone; but, son,
we need secrets, too.
I invite other dads to share their Daddyku! Post them here, or send them to me – I’d love to see more.