I’m letting my hair grow long for a change which might take some time though only the gods know (that)—the slowness of growth might be the result of climate change or male ancestors—I shall have in due course to visit a barbershop for a change—haven’t been there in decades since I sported a bald head at the turn of the millennium if memory serves me well—wonder what the damage will be—that is no hair at the top save for at the sides and at the rear—makes no difference really in terms of cost—on account of a conspiracy between ego and id, I’m contemplating adding the cost in a future tax declaration. Keeping fingers crossed.
Seneca – How To Manage Your Time (Stoicism) https://youtu.be/41HYjV8IxiI via @YouTube
He was like one of those Negroes Dr. King spoke of in his letter from jail, so complacent and sleepy after years of oppression that they had adjusted to it and learned to sleep in it as their only bed.
[Excerpt from « The Nickel Boys » by Colson Whitehead ]