American in Spain

Crib Noises - Nocturnal Haiku

June 8, 2009

Scream of agony. Distant flatulent thunder. Sigh of happiness.

Caring for a baby does wonders for reminding you of what is important in life, namely a well-functioning digestive system. With your vicariously clean slate, the big high-level concerns of adult life become muted and you can enjoy the simple pleasures of consumption and excretion at the bottom of the pyramid.