Treasure Island

Fleurette Elaine Harris

(September 23rd / Port Antonio Jamaica)

Paradox


I must be strong
But not so strong
That nobody feel they can help me

I must have faith
But not so much
That nobody feel they should bless me

I must be wise
But not so wise
That nobody wants to advise me

I must be smart
But not so smart
Or someone may try to out-smart me

I must be confident
But not so confident
Lest you put me to the test and discover me

Submitted: Saturday, February 21, 2009

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