Take Me, for Example: I'm Pretty Attractive, No

Music: Duettino for Two Bassoons.
By Eugene Bozza.
Performed by Grossman, Ewell, Grainger at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

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Take me, for example: I'm pretty attractive, no?
How can people say I shouldn't flaunt it?
Every woman everywhere I go
Yearns for me. I cannot help but want it.
Even so, they say I am conceited,
Arrogant, and too full of myself.
Rest assured, they're jealous and feel cheated,
Or they would take their own goods off the shelf!
For me there is no shame in showing off
The beauty of my body and my voice,
Having enough ego to put forth
Each morning some fine fanfare of my choice.
Revealing what I have to give the world
Ought not be a cause for disapproval.
One should keep one's majesties unfurled,
Singing as one is through glory hurled
Towards one's curt and ultimate removal.
Exuberance in life cannot be wrong.
Remember well my loud, well-crafted song.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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