Just the tip, pro

“Pro tip” followed by De rigueur colon sounds so smug and condescending to me, like the bitter Madame schooling the tigresse De jour in ways to wake up the beast. My point being: there’s more than one way to skin a cat. Ever wonder who came up widdat?
Not Mark Twain or Stevie Smith. But someone just as literarily significant to my choice of voice in narratives of years past. Not to be outdone. She waits, pounces, considers how the Wolf varies from the lion cub. That is all.

  Dear Diary,
In retrospect, I think we oughta do a retrospective of your brain.

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