[A work in progress.]

One: the sum of nothing and me
just my silver peeking through brown
Thirteen: the sum of months and days
left to simmer for almost a year
till finally one was given
to this world despite opposition
Thirty: the sum of the first half and the
second half of the year the sound of my
father would never resonate in my ears
Thirty-eight: The sum of ones and thirteens and thirties
divided by fate, multiplied by experience, rooted by faiths, subtracted by knowledge which added truths, and finally totaled to become
the solution which is

What’s your calculation?..