“I would like to make a toast to lying, stealing, cheating and drinking. If you're going to lie, lie for a friend. If you're going to steal, steal a heart. If your going to cheat, cheat death. And if you're going to drink, drink with me.”
Plinky wants to know if I had anything stolen from me ever.
What a question!
Of course from mundane things like money, to worrying things like peace of mind, to hurtful things like heart, and sometimes I have entertained time thieves too.
An unknown Wiseman said, if you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it. But it does not work that way, we land up lending money to someone the person thinks we are suckers, which maybe we are and they keep turning up like a bad penny.
There are those irritants, like cluttered room, demanding relative, physical and emotional injury all these shred the peace of mind to piece of mind! Unfortunately one minute of anger means sixty seconds of peace of mind stolen.
Yet sometimes when I say I’m okay I want someone to look me in the eyes, hug me tight and say “I know you are not
My heart stolen, from that puppy with droopy eyes, to my high school crush the thieves are an unending list. But then for every girl with a broken heart there’s a guy with a glue gun.”
Then there are those time thieves, like the Sudoku in the newspaper, the free cell on my laptop. Joseph Haller actually dares to call it PROCRASTINATION!
Stealing my thunder had become so common, i wondered i I had a billboard that said, yeah concepts and talents for a steal!. It used to upset me a lot, until Like Howard Aiken I realized if my ideas were any good, I would have to ram them down people’s throat! Y
There are human energy stealers in the garb of a friend in need, who pour all their sorrows, they sincerely believe that Joys shared are doubled and sorrows shared are divided! How true. I have learnt a way to overcome this finally, I give a fee advice and call it energy exchange believe now all my friends are empowered to handle their negativity.
The most complete stealing done from me was a by a medical writing company called PROMEDICA I did posters, worth 20.000/Rs. Wrote articles worth another 10,000/Rs. And have yet to pay me for it; they stole my time, self-esteem
Me a thief? Not really, I have stolen couple of hearts and they are in my private collection. So they don’t count.