Teacher, judge, critic, arbiter of pass/fail.
Therapist, counselor, seeker of unknown grail.
Good son, angry kid, loyal friend, outcast.
Late bloomer, number-wearer, second, never last.
Friendly shoulder, prickly loner—confused.
Sound shaper, channeler, painting shades of blue.
Handyman, homeowner: measure once, swear twice.
Hold-out, repeater, stumbler, ignorer of advice.
Long rambler, stream-of-consciousness swimmer.
Light seeker, push on as the day gets dimmer.