No Shame

I’m going to promote myself exactly as I am,
with all my weak points and my strong ones.
My weak points are that I’m self-conscious and often insecure,
and my strong point is that I don’t feel any shame about it.

~ Patti Smith, from “Patti Smith: Somewhere, Over the Rimbaud,” by Susan Shapiro, Crawdaddy, December 1975



  1. Ya work with whattcha got…. 😉

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  2. Go Patti…

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  3. this is my online dating profile in a nutshell.

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  4. She is real.

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  5. Yes! YesYesYes!

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  6. roseanne333 says:

    So true. I’m of an age (really, Roseanne?!) where, more and more, I’m digging for my authentic self. It’s a beautiful sensation, I’m finding. 🙂

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  7. Love it !

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  8. There are a lot of us out there.

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