Really Awful Modesty


Uriah Heep
Was nothing but a creep –

Small croc

Those who keep a low profile can be dangerous …

The humble will
Remain invisible,
For what’s to see
In showing modesty?

Spiky fish

How not to go unnoticed – and that’s a fish, all!

If you are good,
To say so’s what you should!
Conceited man
Will get much further than
The ones who keep
Their trumpets put to sleep;

Parrot

Polly wants – you to know you’re crackers if you can’t see that he’s a yellow bird!

And even though
Their self-esteem may go
Quite well beyond
How far they can respond,
It’s better, thus,
That they should make a fuss,
Than simply shrink
To nothing people think
Is how they are
Because self-praise they bar;

Turtles

You mistake my motives – I just want to get noticed!

Their actions show?
But who is there to know
The genius part,
If folks don’t makes a start
And take a look
At latest brilliant book?

Full Darx Circle Cover (with Darxd and border linked) 210514

Coming out very soon – hey, I’ve said that before a lot, but now it really is!

© Colonialist September 2015 (WordPress)
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About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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15 Responses to Really Awful Modesty

  1. No point hiding, shine ⭐️👍🏻

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  2. equinoxio21 says:

    Uriah Heep? Come on Man. Only you, me and Thom Hickey still remember them!

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  3. Congrats on the new book, Col. A bit of crowing and trumpet blowing is quite in order. 🙂

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  4. Modesty is a virtue, but good PR works wonders . Good luck with Dark Circle

    That lion fish may use his beauty to get noticed, but then he becomes deadly!

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  5. Rip says:

    Good luck with Dark Circle!

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