‘Then I shall have to make you chicken wings’.
These are not listed in any particular order.
1. Do a flip 2. Start my own coffee/tea shop business /charity/library “The happiness [Fezziwig] gives is quite as great as if it cost a fortune.”. 3. Walk in a giant forest and for at least a little while go barefoot and lay under the trees 4. Drink from a mountain stream possibly at dawn while the sun sparkles on the water 5. Go to a rock concert or big festival 6. Paint a Masterpiece 7. Ride a horse at full gallop. If possible my own horse (epic name suggestions welcome) across a moonlit meadow or desert plain. 8. Drink tea in England with my best friend 9. Camp in the desert and dance under the stars with abandon 10. Volunteer with a group that saves forests. And girl scouts.
Now I understand Captain Ahab and Brutus.
Generally I look at these characters with Bambi like bewilderment “Whyyyy would someone do that?”
But something has changed.
There comes a moment when someone whom you have placed even the most cursory amount of trust in and been generous to for their little errors as most kind humans are won’t to do; Suddenly they reveal that they have secret daggers with which they will coldly use against you should an opportunity arise in which they may further their own agendas or inflate their sense of power.
And on the outside you are like:
When that moment sinks in, despite whatever sugary coating it is presented in, the aha moment is unmistakable.
For now the fire burns
but I will let it, lest I once again allow my guard to fall.
Excuse me, now I have to go grow a beard and set candle wicks in it to terrify my enemies.
I don’t know where this is going.But one thing is certain. There will be references of both the visual and the word variety.