Nick

May 29, 2008
By Vincent DeLuca, Park Ridge, IL

Whenever you feel like criticizing someone
Remember that not all people haven’t had the same advantages you’ve had
I’m inclined to reserve all judgments, a habit that opened up many curious natures to me
Also made me the victim of not a few veteran bores
Conduct may be founded
On the hard rock or the wet marshes
Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope
Dishonesty in a woman is a thing you never blame deeply
I am slow thinking and full of interior rules that act as brakes on my desires
There was a vague understanding that had to be tactfully broken off before I was free
I am one of the few honesty people I have ever known
I looked once more at them and they looked at me, remotely, possessed by intense life
No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart


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