math sucks

As a baby I
never crawled,
refusing mobility
with a meditative
fierceness. One day
I pulled myself up and
started walking. My
paralysis took on a tone
of nervous desperation.
Development was
a sloping
sine curve
with an inclination
so imperceptible that
I had convinced myself I
had flatlined. Having broken
free of that illusion I choose
to take ownership of my
magic. And so for my
next trick, I have
decided to