NATHAN ROBISON was born and raised in Provo, Utah. He and his wife, Anna, graduated from Brigham Young University with degrees in English. Their two-year-old son, Christopher, is the subject of this poem. Nathan currently divides his time between distance running and working as a librarian at the Orem Public Library. He will study at Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia, beginning in the fall of 2006, working toward an MFA in creative writing.