Karl (louderback) wrote,

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It is raining out, thunder booming, wind blowing, and my two dogs are lying beside me both of them s

"The amazing thing about a dancing bear is not how gracefully it waltzes but that it dances at all."

I fear becoming a dancing bear. I am afraid that I have become a dancing bear. I don't like the idea of being a dancing bear. It disgusts me more than I can say.

I am constantly being praised for the ordinary. "Karl, you're so independant!" "It's great that you can do so much." I'm not waltzing all that gracefully, but people are impressed that I am dancing at all.

Undeserved praise for mediocre achievement offends me.


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