Curious Friday: Revealing the My True Self to Me


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It has been said “in life as social creatures
What we reveal to others of ourselves
Is the view of what we ourselves’
Wish Ourselves to be”
Noble, honest, caring and intelligent
Not to be better than others
But at least as good

Yet throw in a Natural Resource Stewards’ Christmas party
With a Tacky Xmas Present Swap
A dancing chicken who has made an appearance two years in a row
And the core myself crumbles at its foundation
For I want the chicken, wanted last year too.
What does that say about me?
Who am I deep down within my essence?
If I had seen it in the store, I would never think to buy it.
So why want it? Was it the Egg Nog?
And what about the others that were there,
What do they think of me now?

So now the dancing chicken is mine, at least for a year
Until it is re-gifted, brought back to where it came from
Thinking of ways to repair the damage of one self’s image
Maybe write a book “A year in the Life of a Dancing Chicken and Me”
Something meaningful, something redeeming
Something that puts me and the dancing chicken in a better light

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Dancing chicken and friends

11 thoughts on “Curious Friday: Revealing the My True Self to Me

  1. Perhaps the chicken dances despite who he is such as bravery is not the absence of fear, but the courage to “dance” in spite of fear. πŸ˜‰

  2. Hello dancing chicken and animal friends!! Please do write the book and reveal the aspects of your self that you’ve been wanting to share. It will be such a rewarding experience for you and your readers alike. I’d you’ve been thinking about doing this seriously for awhile thus year is a great year to do it.
    Hugs,
    O and om 🐱

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