A DIFFERENCE IN DEFERENCE

Self deprecation
does not equate
to self pity.

The former is closer
to a morose masturbation
of grammatical mechanics;
a well engineered
gag on your own ego.
The later is just
a pathetic plea
for sympathy.

If you confuse the two,
I feel sorry for you,
but
especially for myself.

written on 10/02/2013 by: Matt Kane