If you should rise from Nowhere up to Somewhere,
from being No one up to being Someone,
be sure to keep repeating to yourself
you owe it to an arbitrary God,
whose mercy to you rather than to others,
won’t bear to critical examination,
stay unassuming,
if for lack of license to wear the uniform of who you are,
you should be tempted to make up for it,
in a subordinating look or toe,
beware of coming too much to the surface,
and using for apparel hat was meant to be
the curtain of the inmost soul.

Robert Frost

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