His Childhood Now
If you are a parent or want to know what it feels like to be a parent than you should get a copy of His Childhood Now. This nineteen page haibun is personal, and honest. It goes right to the heart of what Ketchek and every other parent feels. There is no holding back in this emotional book. The roller coaster ride of parental feelings is portrayed through vivid scenes and strong haiku.
Excerpt from His Childhood Now
A parent’s heart is vulnerable like a butterfly on a missile range, like a deer always in hunting season, like the moment before your first kiss suspended forever. Endless this awful love inspired terror of knowing that your joy and happiness ride on this tiny, crying, struggling bit of life.
quickening my step I I walk past the parents huddled by the incubator