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by Willie Maartens
Saturday, June 02, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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On stupidity, arrogance, and narrow-mindedness.

Some wear stupidity like a badge

Some display arrogance like a medal

And some sport narrow-mindedness like an emblem


Luckily, some can notice the badges of stupidity

The medals of arrogance

And the emblems of narrow-mindedness


God gave some the wits to tolerate the stupid

The common sense to eschew the arrogant

And the perceptiveness to circumnavigate the narrow-minded


Nevertheless, some are forever stuck with the stupid

Some are sadly saddled with the arrogant

And some are cruelly asphyxiated by the narrow-minded

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Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 7/23/2009
Very well said. There is much wisdom in your words.

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/6/2008
Insightfully stated and effectively expressed; thank you, Willie. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/2/2007
Holy Moly broer Willie......was ek nie so stupid nie het ek gedink ek is slim genoeg om die een te verstaan...maar my trots weerhou my daarvan om dit openlik the herken!!

Hoe's daai vir a QUICK translation!!

Well said mate!!

Love Tinka :)
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 6/2/2007

I have enjoyed the reading of "SOME VERSUS SOME". A true analysis of the human weakness in a poetic-philosophic outstanding composition.

In admiration,

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 6/2/2007
Interesting pen,Hugs

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