Category Archives: Cognition

Not Enough

Not talented enough for affectation.Not smart enough to be so arrogant.I’m sorry (not) for this evaluation,but that’s the gotcha concept that I meant.My phrasing is exaggerated, bentto grab attention to this shining fact:that talent has a clear and clean intent,and … Continue reading

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Thankless Ranking

I cherish your opinions more than most,until you tell me you evaluatethis guy as uber-smart, and also boastyour son to be ingenious. I can rateintelligence. I frightened both my folks.And teachers were a little awed by me.I grew to where … Continue reading

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Modulation

Some personalities are extra-large;apparently they come in varied sizes.Your tendency’s to fill a room, and chargeinto your current subject, no disguisesor affect. Then for sure this one despisesyou, while many like your bold technique.I know you know. My words hold … Continue reading

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Too Old to Level Up

My bedtime habits were unchanged last night.The hour was the usual, the bedas comfortable as ever, and the lightno brighter than the customary glow.Yet sleep was slow to come to me. No frightor worry filled my mind, but drowsy dreamssuccessively … Continue reading

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Spider Lesson

I try to win the games of words or cards,but 2-suit Spider stymied me so muchI broke a winning streak (a streak retardsmy processing with pressure’s squeezing touch).I then threw off the records and its guards.I upped the game to … Continue reading

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If You Forgot

If you forgot some time you meant to keep,although you wrote and may have snapped a shot,perhaps you needn’t criticize. Don’t weep,if you forgot. Your memory is adequate. It’s notinfallible, but stores some visions deepand loses lighter memories a lot. … Continue reading

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Screenshot

Ignoring most the ads that introduceor interrupt the games I didn’t buy,on rare occasions optics will induceme to look closer. Something caught my eyelast week – a bunch of letters made me spyand pick the word I found in the … Continue reading

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Soap Operas

Her friend took half a year to die, but firsttogether they watched soaps on her TV.And after, she continued watching, versedin plot and from a solidarityof sorts. She taped and screened them after shereturned from work. Her sister mocked her … Continue reading

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My Super Power

When I was young, a trip to Disneylandamounted to the ultimate in fun.Attractions were so perfect I would standin awe of line control – how everyoneseemed patient and the wait for rides not tough.They kept us moving and we felt … Continue reading

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Attempting to Answer a Grown Son

So vivid are my early memories,I trust my recollections till age 8,when time was passing slowly and no squeezeof adolescent pressure, blooming, weight,distracted my attention. Then the freightamounting blunted sight with addled stress.My teens and ever after I conflate.Your question … Continue reading

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