My Own World

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
Inspired by a painting on my wall, lurking and judging me.

I am not sure how to add an Author's Note; so the image is not mine and was done by Linda Sannuti.

Submitted: June 08, 2016

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Einstein stares at me from his perch on the wall

He asks me why I do not know it all?

I remind him that I am just a doll

And in this world of giants and men

I am far too small.

His black eyes upon his flat face pierce

I retort with a question so fierce.

Are you the judge or the genius;

Constricted by time or pompous?

He replies

“The only source of knowledge is experience”

I explain sadly dolls never leave their four walls here at college

He breaks out in a goofy smile and breathes

“Imagination is more important than knowledge”

I sigh in relief and write Imaginary Einstein is talking to me again.

 


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