The wise one told me that I was an ego maniac with low self-esteem…
He said, “You have to make a decision about whether or not you want to grow up. ”
“How do I do this?” I asked.
“You must learn to fac
e your fears. ”
“What will my fears look like, sound like?”
“They will talk very loud and very fast. ”
“What weapons can I use to defeat fear?”
“You just say no. ”
“When will it end?” I wondered out loud.
“When you hear the pop sound.” He smiled.
“What’s the pop sound?” I knew I’d regret asking…
“The sound of your head coming out of your ass.”
He always had a smile that started at his eyes.
It was long ago and we were younger then and much quicker to la