Sleepless In Geekdom

Early in our marriage, my husband Mark worked as a computer programmer and was on over-night call:

Sleepless In Geekdom
By Madeleine Begun Kane

My husband’s a super-smart geek
Who’s on overnight call once a week.
And those questions they pose
After wrecking our doze
Sound, to me, much like Latin or Greek.

UPDATE: Happy International Programmers’ Day, January 7th!

And happy Geek Pride Day, May 25th!

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4 Responses to “Sleepless In Geekdom”

  1. DigitalRich says:

    Thank you for participating in the Carnival of Family Life 51st edition! It’s up and running at DigitalRich Daily.

    DigitalRich

  2. Lill says:

    I will memorize this and recite it to myself when MY geek is on call. Those are the nights when I awake to find him sitting at the computer with our phone to one ear and his cell phone to the other, trying to fix a problem that happened miles away. You write great limericks.

    I found this through the Carnival of Family Life #51.

    Lill