The Way I Saw It

Beware of turning into the enemy you most fear. All it takes is to lash out violently at someone who has done you some grievous harm, proclaiming that only your pain matters in this world. More than against that person’s body, you will then, at that moment, be committing a crime against your own imagination.

— Ariel Dorfman
Novelist, playwright and essayist.

This was on my starbucked grande mocha cup last night. I was on my way to my first college class in over ten years. Well, not really a college class but a Community Continuing Education opportunity. But it was at the second college I attended, thirtyears ago.


One thought on “The Way I Saw It

  1. R- you are never too old to learn!

    Lashing out might feel good momentarily, but it doesn’t last. Tis better to extend the olive branch and smile. This way, the olive branch doesn’t come back and smack ya on the cheeks!

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