I want to be smart

I want to be smart

Is that so wrong?

I want people to look at me and think,

She's only 21?

I want to know more

Than those before

More words, more facts

More wisdom,

and more tacts

I want to be different

I want to stand out

My knowledge infinite

Without a doubt

I want to read

And write and learn

Recognition is what I hope to earn

It's selfish, I know

I do it for me

But life is short

And I don't want it to be

Writers start somewhere

and they know a lot

If that's gonna be me

I've gotta take my shot

Cramming my brain

With new information

Because I plan to gain

Some education

If you all knew what I knew

Then I would be nothing

So I want to be smart

I want to be something

  • Author: IamUnicorn (Offline Offline)
  • Published: October 11th, 2021 05:13
  • Category: Reflection
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  • L. B. Mek

    let me share with you what pitifully feeble wisdom I have managed to glean,
    first: learn humility!
    and you'll insure, not only can you look forward to a life of acquiring endless knowledge
    but more importantly,
    you'll have that unbending spine
    to utilise the knowledge you come across, without
    being consumed in that vehemence of superiority, or elitist wilful ego,
    which inevitably accrues
    with every room you enter, knowing
    you have a valid and meaningful opinion and contribution
    to everything being discussed..
    (personally I think there's no such thing as knowing too much
    or wanting to your reduce your endless ignorance, little by little
    its just
    our limitations, usually means
    we either know a lot about one thing, or a little about everything)
    thanks for sharing

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