A Winning Stroke

 
Makayli freaked out from being in the spotlight.
She’s not used to it, not ready for it and doesn’t need it.
I happened to win the shootout.
Hi #Google! Thanks and no-thanks for the phone.

 

The Enchiridion

Some things are in our control and others not. Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever are our own actions. Things not in our control are body, property, reputation, command, and, in one word, whatever are not our own actions.

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Constant Springs

the smell of the much desired Jamaican Ganja,
the teenage coke bottle-shaped women,
the pre-pubescent males gambling at the dice games,
7 year olds lighting fireworks in an over crowded park of women and infants.

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Desire #2

If you desire something, or someone, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.

Brendan Francis

Desire #1

one must not lose desires.
they are mighty stimulants
to creativeness,
to love, and to
long life.

Alexander A.