The Idiot.


It’s so embarrassing

to be such a fool;

yet, how many times

must I repeat it!


One would think

one would learn;

still, I don’t —

I can’t beat it!


I still recall

my father’s words:

If you can’t beat ‘em,

join ‘em.


I’m an idiot!




©Marvin Loyd Welborn 2011


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