Accepting “I’m Not”


I’m a full-fledged non-hater

Evil, I’ve fought

 A fine moderator

                                        (except when I’m not)

Profound is my mind

It keeps trains of thought

I’m a woman refined

                                  (except when I’m not)

I’m a top-notch debater

find every weak spot

A master creator

                                 (except when I’m not)

I’m the queen idea lighter

weave interesting plots

I’m an excellent writer

                                 (except when I’m not)

I am quick to recover

heal when I ought

I’m an exceptional lover

                                 (except when I’m not)

I’m an fabulous teacher

all subjects I’ve taught

A perfect-made creature?

I accept I am not.


Accepting this non-exceptional self-portrait

My Art 010



Daily Word Prompt:  Exceptional




4 thoughts on “Accepting “I’m Not”

  1. Pingback: Author Interview – Isabelle Kenyon – “This is not a Spectacle” (Contemporary Poetry) | toofulltowrite (I've started so I'll finish)

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