Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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Born of those who listen
to whispers of wind and track
the fleeting clouds, driven
to grasp more than there is
to launch, intrepid, on uncharted
seas, tempestuous gales challenging
me, playing the fool, Godís jester
to tempt the fates, opening new ways
pioneer of the abyss, abandoning
security of boredom to have anything
without money, risking all for the green stone
a magic seed or a new idea, nurtured
with love, in a secure home, I soon
grew beyond my stature in confidence
to view new generations on the outskirts
of time, now left to leave these logs
to recount, in written records, my life in diary
giving thanks to loving parents
who move with Gods among the stars in heaven.

Jan G. Otterstrom F. November 12, 2011 Costa Rica