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Confessions to an Introvert

March 26, 2013
By LeighFreyre SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
LeighFreyre SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
5 articles 2 photos 18 comments

I am not a brilliant child.
I cannot, on sensing majesty abundant
Craft it in a soft, small package
To be pondered by the world.

I am not a brilliant child.
I cannot, if faced with complex computations,
In the genius of decoding
Brandish simple intellect.

I am not a brilliant child.
I cannot, in knowing your life's backward story,
Comprehend and, with a smile,
Point you to the forward paths.

But I see you, silent stranger,
Dressed in all the perfect quirks of human nature,
Carry that which I do not bear.
I, my brilliance lies in this:
They may stroll by,
But I know
Brilliant.



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on Apr. 25 2013 at 10:18 am
LeighFreyre SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
5 articles 2 photos 18 comments
Thank you, this is my first comment ever on this website! You make me so happy!

on Apr. 25 2013 at 1:36 am
TheSkyOwesMeRain GOLD, Irvine, California
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Favorite Quote:
Life isn't measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments which take your breath away.

You are only as strong as your weakest link.

Wow, I love it :) Great work!