For The Person That I Do Have

Jose Vilson Jose

It all starts with a broken heart, a disillusionment about the statues your youth asks you to revere. I wasn’t supposed to tell you that, …





The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Jose Vilson Jose

The only way to shock my son out of his crying spurts is to sing the first big note in “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.” I …





But First Him, Always Him

Jose Vilson Jose

For the last four days, I’ve averaged about four hours of consistent sleep, including a a period of 24 hours from Thursday to Friday where …





Fatherhood In Patterns

Jose Vilson Jose

There’s only two ways to really look at every decision you make as a father: either you’ll do it just like you’re father or nothing …