(Note: if video is finicky on your device, I put a copy on YouTube).

A bookworm, moonlighting as a programmer,

er — maybe I should flip that line around?

I seek new challenges, a new grammar,

and variegated thrills offered by a new town.

At CMU, discov’ry reigns supreme,

its people relish solving mysteries;

what better place to reify my dreams?

What's more, it boasts a storied history

the founder, Carnegie, amazed mankind.

Difficulty, he wasn’t one to shirk.

Creating a hub to augment the mind,

said he, "My Heart is in the Work.”

At the LTI, I'd reach my zenith

therefore, I hope you pick Tim, the Wordsmith