Monday, February 28, 2005

Not Seeing Eye to Eye

"I can see right through you."

Oh, yeah?


You're so blind.

"That so?"

You need me. Listen: if it wasn't for me you'd be totally lost; stumbling around; fallen in some ditch.

"I think I would've found my way."

Yeah, right.

"Well... I guess it's 20/20 hindsight."

Try 20/200.

"Well... I don't know. I had some good contacts."

Oh, yeah -- they didn't last too long.

"Well... it didn't work out."

And, you didn't shed many tears.

"Actually, I did. It was an issue."

Oh... poor bay-bee! You're killing me.

"Come on now -- you're just hurt."

Maybe I am. Not like I have no reason.... So what is it -- tell me --

"Well... look, you were beautiful in your day. You broadened my perspective."

I'm too big, right?

"Hey -- times change. Like they say, 'thin is in.'"

Oh, beautiful! I'm too fat.

"Okay, sure -- a little thinner, and a little more flexible. Just a different style."

I can't believe it! You're ditching me for some emaciated featherweight!

"Come on now...we had -- what -- eight or nine good years. Together every day. Had a lot of laughs. Saw a lot of sights. You left a real impression on me."

Oh, great. So, now, you're putting me away.

"Hey -- I'll still see you -- just not all the time. You'll be like -- like a spare -- you know."

Oh, great! That's just great. Beautiful. Wonderful. Why don't you just feed me to the lions?

"Come on baby -- get a grip -- your making a spectacle of yourself."


Blogger Ned said...

Good organization. Too bad about the contacts, having good contacts is key. They never fog your perspective.

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