TheFeatheredSleep – Learning
Many friends of mine are highly intelligent.
they talk of having to ‘hide’ their intelligence as children, to avoid scaring others
I did not fit in either, but for much different reasons
a contradiction, most who spoke to me believed me to be very bright
but the lore of the highly verbal is just that. An ability to talk circles around people
sometimes the brain is empty behind the Rocky Horror Picture Show mouth.
Unlike my very smart friends, who excelled and won prizes
and knew uncannily how to do things before being taught, even welding, and that was
unlike my first boyfriend who made all A’s whilst watching The Incredible Hulk
unlike my second boyfriend who made all A’s whilst masturbating to Farrah Fawcett
the only way I was ever on top was if I climbed, brick by brick.
I learned early on, not to compete
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