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ANALYSIS PARALYSIS

man with hand on temple looking at laptopYou’re very intelligent.
Very smart.
Really?

You can drag a topic in a discussion,
To the core of its foundations.
Historical.
Philosophical.
Sociological.
Psychological.
Legal.

And yeah –
Including economics.
The fine prints you never miss.

You’re very intelligent.
Very smart.
Hmm.

You make arguments go round and round.
You run round in circles!

You philosophize till death.
You scrutinize all matters
Even the simplest.
You investigate –
From sunrise to sunset,
From dusk till dawn!
You use all available isms as your lens.

But what?

You find no answers.
No solutions.
No compromise.

Stalemate!

You make no decisions.
Your high IQ –
Paralyzes you!

You’re very intelligent.
Very smart!
Yet you fail to realize this –
All it takes is COMMON SENSE
To understand life.
All you need is COMMON SENSE
To comprehend
The mysteries of the universe.

 

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About HARDPEN

Teacher-Writer Hardpen is my nom de plume. My real name is Massuline Antonio Dupaya Ligaya. Many times I was asked the question, "Why do you write?" I don't write for rewards nor adulation. When I write poems, stories, and essays, when I do research, seeing them completed gives me immense joy and satisfaction. I don't write for cash incentives, "likes," and "praises." I would be thankful if I'll have them but the happiness and sense of fulfillment I feel when completing my works are my real rewards. Is teaching difficult? No! When I teach, I don't work but I play. The classroom is my playground, the students are my playmates, and the subject is our toy. Proud to be me! Proud to be a FILIPINO! TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

Posted on September 27, 2018, in Analysis Paralysis, Creative Writing, Poetry, Tula and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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