Thursday, December 8, 2011


I’d rather not fight self-deception.
Since it's extremely useful for
Defending what my sense perception
Tells me won’t happen anymore:
Like fooling with a female hottie
Whom now I download for a body.       
No longer young, I’d not assuage
The fact that I can’t act my age.
I’m like the dreamer, Walter Mitty;                                     
And like him I prefer my dream
To liven me with self-esteem,
Like having sex and being witty.
And so I’ll go with self-deceit,          
If I must beat a fast retreat.

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