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A Great Mind

A great mind is a curse and a blessing, It is the engineer of furtherment; Yet, it is loathed by its inheritor. It begets its host a wealth of stardom, Though this abundance of fame is detested; For it reaps far more suffering than joy. The constant attempt at normalcy, The ineludible mental anguish; This is what plagues the life of a genius. Forever shall the gift of brilliance be condemned, By beholder and spectator alike; Because in all of its greatness, envy grows. An envy so fierce that it forges hate, And in its wake, not but regret remains; Thus, a great mind is taken from the world. Yet in its loss, something emerges. Hope.

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Date: 5/12/2019 10:47:00 PM
Hi well said, indeed. Normalcy, being PC following trends is death for me. Have NO desire to follow the crowd or be the lead sheep. What price glory? Panagiota
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