The Dozen this is for you in celebration of The Startup taking notice, and for me to celebrate a day of lots of personal and professional growth and the pain that comes with the former, and the sheer joy I felt upon seeing my new stick (tennis metaphor) on my doorstep, which I use now for the very first time to create my first ever tanka.
mazel tov you’ve earned
pleased first words typed with my new
girl recognize prize
sure she will reciprocate
my rewards patience awaits