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The Problem with Such Self-Congratulation
by Julian X  /  poetry  /  23 Dec 2007

In retrospect,

my greatest disability,

raised with parents granting me

acute awareness of my intellect

was that

the observation of my own brilliance

so often interrupted

my train of thought.

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