Curriculum Vitae

This is an earlier draft of an essay that appears in my collection of essays which you should, of course, own right? Why? Well, let me tell you why you should buy the Raised by Turtles book.

(So Much to Learn)

Learn to breathe, to suckle, to see.
Learn to crawl, to walk, to talk.
Learn to wipe your own ass.
Learn to eat with silverware.
Learn to read, to write, to add.
Learn to run, to ride a bike, to ski.
Learn how to change the oil and how to make cookies.
Learn to recognize iambic pentameter.
Learn linear algebra, differential equations.
Learn about Nietzsche, Foucault, Levinas.
Learn to show up, to fess up, to dress up.
Learn to say yes.
Learn to say no.
Learn to love.
Maybe even yourself.

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