Gary Esolen





Every choice is a forced choice.

If you're a nail, stand still.

If you're a hammer, strike.

Plant turnips, eat turnips.

Bury the dead, or smell them.

If your wife is drunk, the bottle's empty.

The sprout can't hide in the seed.

Say yes or say no.

Maybe is no,

unless it's yes.



(Originally posted January 18, 2009)


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