Little Lies: Carolyn the Genius

Portrait_of_Lady_Caroline_LambCarolyn was a frustrated genius, and the worst part was knowing it. She was always providing colorful commentary on the world, and no one ever seemed to hear it. “Colorful commentary,” she thought. “Of course, no one values my genius because I failed to develop it properly. I’m smarter than everyone around me and I haven’t got a skill in the world because I was schooled to think math was too hard for girls.” Her greatest fear in life was being like the mother in Pride and Prejudice, and it was coming true. Carolyn read perhaps too many online feminist journals, but they were right, and she was brilliant, and she was very sad about it. Carolyn drowned her sorrows in Tumblr.

I'll have to retire that joke.

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