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What is the line between arrogant and humble? Or rather, arrogant, confident, and humble? Can you be confident and humble? Or is confidence arrogance?

To know something.

To have no proof but to be firm in your stance.

That is what I'm asked to do at all phases of my life.

At dance auditions, I'm told to evoke confidence

As if I've already have my years of professional experience

In order to get the professional experience I deserve

At work, I teach kids dance styles like I did not

Learn about them two years ago

Let alone have any qualifications to teach them how they are embodied

When I meet a nice guy or girl,

I'm supposed to be confident

As if I've already done this before and not afraid

To talk about myself

But probably should not tell them all the truth.

Evoke mystery.

Or avoid the honesty that this is all new to me and has never worked

Out. It is all new to me.

And yet I am expected to evoke this confidence.

To know that it is going to

Work out. When the

Truth is, it just might not.

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