Intelligence

March 3, 2011
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The only thing you have going for you is your
intelligence.
You live to learn.
Despite your best efforts,
the only thing you will ever gain from your
intelligence
are those flawless report cards you flaunt.

Everyone wants to be
intelligent
like you.
Parent Pleasing, Grade Grubbing
you.
My only question is why.
Why anybody would want to live your life is beyond my understanding.
You’re dead. Not living.

One who posses intelligence should understand that
you must live if you want to learn.
Since you never listen, darling for your sake listen to these words.
You must fail and make mistakes to learn.
You can’t learn to live by reading a text book.

You never fail.
Everything you do is perfect.
Never Wrong, Always Right.
You are perfect.

You never smile, never laugh.
Never cry, concealed behind four walls.
You show no emotion.
No anger, just peace.
No love, no compassion.

There is no depth to you.
You are as deep as a kiddie pool.
You’re drowning in yourself.
Get out.

If you are content, then keep on keepin’ on the way you are.
If you want to actually make something of your life,
forget about school, forget about perfection.
Go out and live your life.
Make a mistake. Fall down. Fail a test.
It is the only way you’ll ever learn the only thing you don’t know.
How to be human.
How to learn.
How to live.
Maybe then you’ll gain some
i n t e l l i g e n c e.





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