Fraiku: Ahnentafel

Genealogy is arrogance
filling out a tournament bracket
with me the champion

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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20 Responses to Fraiku: Ahnentafel

  1. JeanMarie says:

    What does that title word mean?

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  2. Eduard Stoleru says:

    Wow, very nice metaphor!

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  3. Nice and I do appreciate the bracket connection, love March Madness! 🤗

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  4. Cassa Bassa says:

    It’s an art by its merit.

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  5. berniebell1955 says:

    Genealogy may be arrogance – but family is continuity.

    Ain’t I a smart-arse.

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  6. I prefer curiosity but nevertheless nice verse ✌🏼

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  7. Susi Bocks says:

    What a great way to think of it! Loved it, Bart!

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