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"Walking the Block" Watercolor/Ink on paper. Copyright 2012 Totsymae
All he wanted was to get the mail out the box down the little driveway. Stars were twinkling bright and shit. Of what could be seen. The crickets chirping reminded him of peaceful, country nights back home as a boy. Shit, how long ago was that? Forty some-odd years?
Soon as he stuck his hand in the damn box, something hard beat down on his head. He found himself fighting for his life. And he wasn’t doing a good job of it either. Shit, had he known an unexpected ass-kicking was coming, he’d have kept it in the house. Damn!
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Posted in Everyday Shit, tagged humor, oprah, bff, lists, karma, funny, advice, list, laughs, food, words of wisdom, quote, north korea, hunger, nuclear weapns, what hapens by default, gayle king, best friiends, radio, talk show host, oprah's bff, giving, stingy, souldupper, blogosphere, positive light, jane, haddam, spreading light, collloquial dialogue. writing on March 1, 2012 |
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“In my day, we didn’t have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned.”
Watercolor/Ink on paper. Copyright 2012 Totsymae
So, what happens by default?
- If you’re Oprah’s best friend, you get to host a TV show AND have a radio program. I don’t know about y’all but I think Gayle should have a back-up or two. I’m probably over-qualified actually but the key is to make yourself available to prime opportunities. I still wanna fill out that BFF application, Opes.
- Say, like, if your name’s North Korea and you’re investing all your money in nuclear weapons without supplying folks basics, such as food, at some point down the road, folk gonna get hungry. You’re then gonna need help from all the folk you’ve been trying to bully. It’s real unfortunate but that’s how life is, ain’t it, dumb ass?
- If you’re the kind of folk who’s holding one hand out and the other’s behind your back balled into a fist when somebody asks you for something, Karma’s gonna be your worst kinda friend. You’re gonna hate to see her coming but coming, she is and she’s gonna keep biting you in the ass ’til you get that life don’t revolve around you.
And this is your streaming light for the day, folks. Don’t say I never gave you nothing. (wink wink)
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