The journey from worrier to warrior
is a minor shift in tonal resonance
barely noticeable in some parts.
You just unpucker your mouth
(and butt cheeks)
look to the winds, and exhale.
Strength doesn’t come to those
who never fear; they don’t need it.
The arrogance of stupidity is self-contained.
Strength comes to those wise enough
to see the possibility of defeat
and dismiss it.
Never quit. Never quit. Never quit…
except worrying. That shit you can just