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Jennifer Oglesby, Ph.D. of Ewing, New Jersey , wrote several poems about her experience as a gifted child.  Click here to read them.

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By Alice, Iowa, Age 14

I've learned how to play this game called school.
I've learned how to play to my advantage.
I've learned not to show all I can do, so teachers expect less of me.
I've learned how to gain more spare time.
I've learned how to win this game called school.

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How to Explain by Dylan, North Carolina, Age 9
Being different I know,
It's hard to show,
How you found the answer,
Did you inquire your mother, or ask a dancer?
The answer I know, but my heads gonna blow!

 

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